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biocellate

[bahy-os-uh-leyt, bahy-oh-sel-it] /baɪˈɒs əˌleɪt, ˌbaɪ oʊˈsɛl ɪt/
adjective, Zoology, Botany.
1.
marked with two ocelli or eyelike parts.
Origin of biocellate
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; bi-1 + ocellate
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biocellate

/baɪˈɒsɪˌleɪt; ˌbaɪəʊˈsɛlɪt/
adjective
1.
(of animals and plants) marked with two eyelike spots or ocelli
Word Origin
C19: from bi-1 + ocellate, from Latin ocellus, diminutive of oculus eye
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