ocellar
adjective see ocellus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ocellar — /oh sel euhr/, adj. pertaining to an ocellus. [1885 90; OCELL(US) + AR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ocellar — adjective of or relating to the ocellus or ocelli Syn: ocellary …   Wiktionary

  • ocellar — adj. resembling an eye; spotted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ocellar — ocel·lar …   English syllables

  • ocellar — /oʊˈsɛlə/ (say oh seluh) adjective relating to an ocellus. {ocell(us) + ar1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ocellar — ōˈselə(r) adjective Etymology: probably from (assumed) New Latin ocellaris, from New Latin ocellus + Latin aris ar 1. : of, relating to, or connecting with an ocellus 2. : of or relating to a type of rock structure characterized by radiated… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ocellar bristles — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, bristles arising close to the ocelli; in the ocellar triangle …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ocellar centers — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The brain centers of the ocelli, found in the outer part of the ocellar pedicels …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ocellar pair — see ocellar bristles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ocellar plate — see ocellar triangle …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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