Ocellated meaning

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Having an ocellus or ocelli.
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Resembling an ocellus.
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Having an ocellus or ocelli.
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Resembling an ocellus.
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Of, pertaining to, resembling or having an ocellus.

The ocellated turkey has an eye-shaped spot on its tail feathers.

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Origin of ocellated

  • Latin ocellātus having little eyes from ocellus diminutive of oculus eye ocellus

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

  • Latin ocellatus, from ocellus (“a little eye").

    From Wiktionary