[om-uh-tid-ee-uh m] /ˌɒm əˈtɪd i əm/
noun, plural ommatidia
[om-uh-tid-ee-uh] /ˌɒm əˈtɪd i ə/ (Show IPA). Zoology.
one of the radial elements composing a compound eye.
noun (pl) -tidia (-ˈtɪdɪə)
any of the numerous cone-shaped units that make up the compound eyes of some arthropods
One of the tiny light-sensitive parts of the compound eye of insects and other arthropods. An ommatidium resembles a single simplified eye. See more at compound eye.
noun a fear of eyes Word Origin Greek omma ‘eye’
[uh-mat-uh-fawr, -fohr] /əˈmæt əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/ noun, Zoology. 1. a tentacle or movable stalk bearing an eye, as in certain snails. /ɒˈmætəˌfɔː/ noun 1. (zoology) a movable stalk or tentacle bearing an eye, occurring in lower animals such as crabs and snails
[oh-mahy-ad] /oʊˈmaɪ æd/ noun, plural Ommiads, Ommiades [oh-mahy-uh-deez] /oʊˈmaɪ əˌdiz/ (Show IPA) 1. . [oh-mahy-ad] /oʊˈmaɪ æd/ noun, plural Omayyads, Omayyades [oh-mahy-uh-deez] /oʊˈmaɪ əˌdiz/ (Show IPA) 1. a member of the dynasty that ruled at Damascus a.d. 661–750, claiming descent from Omayya, cousin of the grandfather of Muhammad the Prophet. 2. a member of the […]
[et hohk ge-noo s ohm-ne; English et hok jee-nuh s om-nee] /ɛt ˈhoʊk ˈgɛ nʊs ˈoʊm nɛ; English ɛt ˈhɒk ˈdʒi nəs ˈɒm ni/ Latin. 1. and all this (or that) sort of thing. [et id ge-noo s ohm-ne; English et id jee-nuh s om-nee] /ɛt ˈɪd ˈgɛ nʊs ˈoʊm nɛ; English ɛt ˈɪd ˈdʒi […]