Words nearby ocellus
How to use ocellus in a sentence
Stem′let, a little or young stem; Stem′ma, a pedigree or family tree: an ocellus.
Diameter of ocellus: Maximal outside diameter of largest (not conspicuously ovoid or oblong) ocellus on carapace.
So that the ancestry of the name runs thus:—Ocellus—œillet—Willy—William.Springtime and Other Essays|Francis Darwin
The usual markings occur, but there is no eye-spot, or ocellus, on the primaries.The Butterfly Book|William Jacob Holland
An ocellus with a smaller near it, called also Sesquiocellus.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby
British Dictionary definitions for ocellus
- an enlarged discoloured cell in a leaf
- a swelling on the sporangium of certain fungi