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spectacled

[ spek-tuh-kuhld ]
/ ˈspɛk tə kəld /
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adjective

wearing spectacles.
(of an animal) having a marking resembling a pair of spectacles.

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Origin of spectacled

First recorded in 1600–10; spectacle + -ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM spectacled

un·spec·ta·cled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for spectacled

spectacled
/ (ˈspɛktəkəld) /

adjective

wearing glasses
(of an animal) having markings around the eyes resembling a pair of glasses
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