dioptrate
adj. [Gr. dis, twice; ops, eye]
Having eyes or ocelli divided by a septum or line.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • dioptrate — di·op·trate …   English syllables

  • dioptrate — dīˈäpˌtrāt, trə̇t adjective Etymology: dia + optr (irregular from Greek opsesthai to be going to see) + ate : divided by a transverse line or septum used of the compound eyes of certain insects (as water beetles) and of ocelli on the wings of… …   Useful english dictionary

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