Ommatea
Ommateum Om`ma*te"um, n.; pl. {Ommatea}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, the eye.] (Zo["o]l.) A compound eye, as of insects and crustaceans. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ommateum — Om ma*te um, n.; pl. {Ommatea}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, ?, the eye.] (Zo[ o]l.) A compound eye, as of insects and crustaceans. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ommateum — ommateal, adj. /om euh tee euhm/, n., pl. ommatea / tee euh/. Zool. See compound eye. [1880 85; < NL < Gk ommat (s. of ómma) eye + NL eum n. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

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