Ommateal Om`ma*te"al, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to an ommateum. [1913 Webster]

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  • ommateal — om·ma·te·al …   English syllables

  • ommateal — |ämə|tēəl adjective Etymology: ommateum + al : of, relating to, or having compound eyes …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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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