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eyespot

noun eye·spot \ˈī-ˌspät\

Definition of EYESPOT

1
:  a spot of color
2
a :  a simple visual organ of pigment or pigmented cells covering a sensory termination :  ocellus
b :  a small pigmented body of various unicellular algae
3
:  any of several fungal diseases of cultivated grasses (as corn, wheat, and sugarcane) characterized by yellowish oval lesions on the leaves and stem

Examples of EYESPOT

  1. <a tie having eyespots of blue on a light gray background>

First Known Use of EYESPOT

1862
Medical Dictionary

eyespot

noun eye·spot \ˈī-ˌspät\

Medical Definition of EYESPOT

1
:  a simple visual organ of pigment or pigmented cells covering a sensory termination :  ocellus
2
:  a small pigmented body of various unicellular algae

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