- (of a spot or marking) eyelike.
- having ocelli, or eyelike spots.
Also oc·el·late [os-uh-leyt, oh-sel-it, -eyt] /ˈɒs əˌleɪt, oʊˈsɛl ɪt, -eɪt/.
Origin of ocellated
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Examples from the Web for ocellate
Iris: the circle which, in an ocellate spot surrounds the pupil.
Sub-ocellate: an ocellate spot that is blind or without a pupil.
Bipupillate: an ocellate spot with two pupils, of the same or different in color.
Blind: without eyes: applied also to an ocellate spot without a pupil.
Dioptrate: an ocellate spot with the pupil divided by a transverse line.