oeil–de–boeuf

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noun \ˌə(r)-də-ˈbəf\

Definition of oeil–de–boeuf

plural

oeils–de–boeuf

\ˌə(r)-də-ˈbəf\
  1. :  oculus 1

Origin and Etymology of oeil–de–boeuf

French œil-de-bœuf, literally, ox's eye


First Known Use: 1728

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