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Ocellated

ocellated

1. Resembling an eye.

2. Marked with eyelike spots of colour; as, the ocellated blenny.

(Science: zoology) Ocellated turkey, the wild turkey of Central America (meleagris ocellata).

Origin: L.ocellatus, fr. Ocellus a little eye, dim. Of oculus an eye.


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