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ocellus

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o=cel=lus

CIDE DICTIONARY

ocellusn. [L., dim. of oculus an eye.].
     A little eye; a minute simple eye found in many invertebrates.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ocellus, n. (pl. ocelli)
1 each of the simple, as opposed to compound, eyes of insects etc.
2 a spot of colour surrounded by a ring of a different colour on the wing of a butterfly etc.

Derivative
ocellar adj. ocellate adj. ocellated adj.
Etymology
L, dimin. of oculus eye

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