Ocular Definition

ŏkyə-lər
adjective
Of, for, or like the eye.
Webster's New World
Resembling the eye in form or function.
Ocular spots; an ocular organ.
American Heritage Medicine
By eyesight.
An ocular demonstration.
Webster's New World
Of or relating to the sense of sight.
An ocular aberration.
American Heritage Medicine
Seen by the eye; visual.
Ocular proof.
American Heritage Medicine
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noun
The lens or lenses constituting the eyepiece of an optical instrument.
Webster's New World

Any of the scales forming the margin of a reptile's eye.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
eyepiece

Other Word Forms of Ocular

Noun

Singular:
ocular
Plural:
oculars

Origin of Ocular

  • Late Latin oculāris from Latin oculus eye okw- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin oculāris (“of the eye"), from oculus (“eye").

    From Wiktionary

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