ommateum

[ om-uh-tee-uh m ]
/ ˌɒm əˈti əm /

noun, plural om·ma·te·a [om-uh-tee-uh] /ˌɒm əˈti ə/. Zoology.


Nearby words

  1. omissively,
  2. omit,
  3. omittance,
  4. omiya,
  5. omm,
  6. ommatidium,
  7. ommatophore,
  8. ommiad,
  9. omn. bih.,
  10. omn. hor.

Origin of ommateum

1880–85; < New Latin < Greek ommat- (stem of ómma) eye + New Latin -eum noun suffix

Related formsom·ma·te·al, adjective

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