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ommateum

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

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Origin of ommateum

1880–85; <New Latin <Greek ommat- (stem of ómma) eye + New Latin -eum noun suffix
om·ma·te·al, adjective
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