Ocelli
Ocellus O*cel"lus, n.; pl. {Ocelli}. [L., dim. of oculus an eye.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A little eye; a minute simple eye found in many invertebrates. (b) An eyelike spot of color, as those on the tail of the peacock. [1913 Webster]

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  • adaptive ocelli — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Simple eyes or ocelli of most larvae; see stemmata, ocellus …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • primary ocelli — see dorsal ocelli …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • OCELLATI seu OCELLI — littorales lapilli oculi specienitentes, Veterib. dicti sunt, cuiusmodi ocellatis nucibusque ludere consuevisse Augustum, Suetonius memorat c. 83. ubi Casaubon. consuetas olim pueris puellisque has lusiones notat, et Graecis καλολαΐγτας appellari …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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