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oculist

[ ok-yuh-list ]
/ ˈɒk yə lɪst /
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noun (formerly)
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Origin of oculist

First recorded in 1590–1600; French oculiste; see ocul-, -ist

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OTHER WORDS FROM oculist

oc·u·lis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oculist

oculist
/ (ˈɒkjʊlɪst) /

noun
med a former term for ophthalmologist

Word Origin for oculist

C17: via French from Latin oculus eye
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Medical definitions for oculist

oculist
[ ŏkyə-lĭst ]

n.
A physician who specializes in treating diseases of the eyes; an ophthalmologist.
An optometrist.
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