Origin of oculist
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Examples from the Web for oculist
Historical Examples of oculist
The oculist from whom you obtained your lenses will tell you their magnifying power.
Eleven came, and with it the oculist, and by luncheon time I had a second blue eye!Man and Maid
He spent a miserable night, and went next day to Louvain, to see the oculist.The Martian
George Du Maurier
And then the oculist suggested that we should have a look at Sholto.
The oculist turned to us with an expression of acute interest.
- med a former term for ophthalmologist
Word Origin for oculist
Word Origin and History for oculist
"eye doctor," 1610s, from French oculiste (16c.), from Latin oculus "an eye" (see eye (n.)).
- A physician who specializes in treating diseases of the eyes; an ophthalmologist.
- An optometrist.