ocellated

adjective
ocel·​lat·​ed | \ ōˈseˌlātə̇d, ˈäsəˌ- \
variants: or less commonly ocellate \ -​ˌlāt , -​lə̇t \

Definition of ocellated

1 : having ocelli
2 : resembling an ocellus : eyelike an ocellated spot

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History and Etymology for ocellated

ocellated probably from (assumed) New Latin ocellatus ocellated (from New Latin ocellus + Latin -atus -ate) + English -ed; ocellate probably from (assumed) New Latin ocellatus

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ocellar pedicel

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ocellated argus

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“Ocellated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ocellated. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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