from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old and disused genus of the Linnean class Insecta and order Aptera, having or seeming to have only one eye —that is, two eyes coalesced in one.
- n. [lowercase] A one-eyed animal; a monocule or monocle.
- n. [l. c] A bandage for one eye.
Sorry, no etymologies found.