noun, plural o·cel·li [oh-sel-ahy] /oʊˈsɛl aɪ/.
Origin of ocellus
Examples from the Web for ocelli
Historical Examples of ocelli
Only ocelli, as these eyes are called, are found in the spider and his kind.Chatterbox, 1905.
These ocelli are frequently arranged in series on each side.
The female is paler and the ocelli are larger and more distinct than in charon.
Antenn longer than the head; or if shorter, then the eyes and ocelli absent.
Third segment of the antenna with five divisions; ocelli present.
noun plural -li (-laɪ)
- an enlarged discoloured cell in a leaf
- a swelling on the sporangium of certain fungi