Oculus Definition

ŏkyə-ləs
oculi
noun
An eyelike opening or ornament, especially:
American Heritage

(architecture) A window or other opening that has an oval or circular shape (as of an eye).

One can glimpse the sky through the oculus of the Pantheon in Rome.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
opticeye

Other Word Forms of Oculus

Noun

Singular:
oculus
Plural:
oculi

Origin of Oculus

  • Medieval Latin from Latin eye okw- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin oculus (“eye").

    From Wiktionary

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