American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A movable stalk ending with an eye, as found in certain snails.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Mollusca, an eye-stalk; any part, as a tentacle, bearing an eye or organ of vision. The horns of various snails are examples. The ommatophores of crustaceans are called ophthalmites.
- n. An eyestalk
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- Greek omma, ommat-, eye; + -phore. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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