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monocle

noun mon·o·cle \ˈmä-ni-kəl\

: a single round lens for one eye that helps people see and that is held in place by the muscles around the eye

Full Definition of MONOCLE

:  an eyeglass for one eye
mon·o·cled \-kəld\ adjective

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Origin of MONOCLE

French, from Late Latin monoculus having one eye, from Latin mon- + oculus eye — more at eye
First Known Use: circa 1858

Rhymes with MONOCLE

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monocle

noun mon·o·cle \ˈmän-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of MONOCLE

:  an eyeglass for one eye

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