Definition of Oculus

1. Noun. The organ of sight.




Definition of Oculus

1. n. An eye; (Bot.) a leaf bud.

Definition of Oculus

1. Noun. A window or other opening that has an oval or circular shape (as of an eye). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oculus

1. a circular window [n -LI]

Medical Definition of Oculus

1. Origin: L, an eye. 1. An eye; a leaf bud. 2. A round window, usually a small one. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oculus

oculopharyngeal
oculopharyngeal dystrophy
oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy
oculopharyngeal syndrome
oculoplethysmography
oculopneumoplethysmography
oculopupillary
oculorenal
oculosympathetic
oculovagal reflex
oculovertebral
oculovertebral dysplasia
oculovertebral syndrome
oculovestibulo-auditory syndrome
oculozygomatic
oculus (current term)
oculus dexter
oculus sinister
ocy-
ocypodian
ocypodians
ocytocin
od
oda
odachi
odah
odahs
odal
odalique
odaliques

Literary usage of Oculus

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1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1902)
"This latter name is as rare as it is remarkable, but an ancient gloss on a Wolfenbuttel MS. of Hildegardis occurs \ which makes it a synonym of oculus ford. ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... familiarity, or acquaintance to confer and talk together; yet if they be in presence, their eye will betray them : Ubi amor ibi oculus, as the common ..."

3. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"... or acquaintance to confer and talk together ; yet if they be in presence, their eye will betray them : Ubi amor ili oculus, as the common saying is, ..."

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