oculist
noun Etymology: French oculiste, from Latin oculus Date: 1615 1. ophthalmologist 2. optometrist

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  • oculist — OCULÍST, Ă, oculişti, ste, s.m. şi f. Oftalmolog. – Din fr. oculiste. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 02.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  OCULÍST s. v. oftalmolog. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  oculíst s. m., pl …   Dicționar Român

  • Oculist — Oc u*list, n. [L. oculus the eye: cf. F. oculiste.] One skilled in treating diseases of the eye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oculist — (v. lat.), so v.w. Augenarzt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Oculist — Oculist, Augenarzt; oculus, lat., Auge; Oculi, der 3. Fastensonntag, so genannt nach dem Eingang der Messe, Pf. 25,15 …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • oculist — (n.) eye doctor, 1610s, from Fr. oculiste (16c.), from L. oculus eye (see EYE (Cf. eye) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • oculist — ► NOUN ▪ a person who specializes in the medical treatment of diseases or defects of the eye; an ophthalmologist. ORIGIN French oculiste, from Latin oculus eye …   English terms dictionary

  • oculist — [äk′yo͞o list, äk′yəlist] n. [Fr oculiste < L oculus,EYE] former term for former 1. OPHTHALMOLOGIST 2. OPTOMETRIST …   English World dictionary

  • oculist — See oculist, optician, ophthalmologist, optometrist …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • oculist — A physician who specializes in treating abnormalities and diseases of the eye. Black v Bearden, 167 Ark 455, 268 SW 27. One who practices medicine and surgery ill the treatment of diseases of the eye. Anno: 141 ALR 884. The practice of an oculist …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • oculist — oculistic, adj. /ok yeuh list/, n. (formerly) 1. ophthalmologist. 2. optometrist. [1605 15; < F oculiste. See OCUL , IST] Syn. See eye doctor. * * * …   Universalium

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