ocellus

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ocellus (little eye), from oculus (eye)

Noun[edit]

ocellus (plural ocelli)

  1. A simple eye consisting of a single lens and a small number of sensory cells
  2. An eyelike marking in the form of a spot or ring of colour, as on the wing of a butterfly or the tail of a peacock

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Noun[edit]

ocellus m (genitive ocellī); second declension

  1. little eye
  2. darling

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ocellus ocellī
genitive ocellī ocellōrum
dative ocellō ocellīs
accusative ocellum ocellōs
ablative ocellō ocellīs
vocative ocelle ocellī