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ocular

[ ok-yuh-ler ]
/ ˈɒk yə lər /
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adjective
of, relating to, or for the eyes: ocular movements.
of the nature of an eye: an ocular organ.
performed or perceived by the eye or eyesight.
noun
Optics. eyepiece.
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Origin of ocular

1565–75; <Latin oculāris, equivalent to ocul(us) eye + -āris-ar1

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British Dictionary definitions for ocular

ocular
/ (ˈɒkjʊlə) /

adjective
of or relating to the eye
noun
another name for eyepiece

Derived forms of ocular

ocularly, adverb

Word Origin for ocular

C16: from Latin oculāris from oculus eye
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Scientific definitions for ocular

ocular
[ ŏkyə-lər ]

Adjective
Of or relating to the eye or the sense of vision.
Noun
The eyepiece of a microscope, telescope, or other optical instrument.
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