Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having eyes; provided with eyes.
- Having spots resembling eyes; specifically, in botany, ocellate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Furnished with eyes.
- adj. Having spots or holes resembling eyes; ocellated.
- Latin oculatus, from oculus eye. (Wiktionary)
“Though far from showy, they appeal to the educated eye for appreciation of their blue and purple oculate flowers.”
“Carlos Finlay, trying to prove that mosquitoes carried yellow fever, had made about a hundred experimental efforts to in - oculate human beings.”
“He would be kind to me, he said, and would een-oculate me; yes, that is his word -- een-oculate me, so that no poison could ever harm me.”
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