Monocle meaning

mŏnə-kəl
An eyeglass for one eye.
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A single lens, usually in a wire frame, and used to correct vision for only one eye.
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An eyeglass for one eye only, typically a lens encircled by a frame with an attached cord.
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Origin of monocle

  • French from Late Latin monoculus having one eye Greek mono- mono- Latin oculus eye okw- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French monocle, from Late Latin monoculus (“one-eyed"), from mono- (“single") + oculus (“eye").

    From Wiktionary