- the back part of the head or skull.
Origin of occiput
Examples from the Web for occiput
Historical Examples of occiput
He then dashed in and uppercut his opponent severely on the occiput.
For its antagonism in Ostentation we should look to the occiput.
See these peculiarities in the frontal sinus—in sinciput or occiput!Pictures of Southern Life
William Howard Russell
His hand went to the back of his head and patted his occiput—a gesture frequent with him.Kipps
H. G. Wells
There is one of these on the occiput that is in a triangular shape.
- the back part of the head or skull
Word Origin for occiput
- The back part of the head or skull.