- (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 ocellated
The cardinal bird and the ocellated turkey must not be forgotten.Ranching, Sport and Travel
Their orange flanks and ocellated sides were sufficiently characteristic.The Forest Exiles
Ocellated as the bird is all over its body, wings, and tail, the general-effect is such as rather to conceal it.The Plant Hunters
Other figures of ocellated turkeys show but little in addition to the points just discussed.Animal Figures in the Maya Codices
Alfred M. Tozzer and Glover M. Allen
No distinct tufts of scales or knobs appear, and the ocellated region is traversed by four or five dark longitudinal lines.