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(1) Pertaining to (a) the use of only one eye for seeing , or (b) the use of each eye independently, as monocular vision

(2) Of, pertaining to, or having, only one eyepiece for use by one eye at a time, e.g. monocular microscope

(3) Affecting only one eye

(4) One-eyed

noun, plural only: monoculars

An ocular device intended for use by only one eye; a monocle


Word origin: Latin mono- (one) + ocular, from oculus (eye)


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