octonocular

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

octo- +‎ ocular

Adjective[edit]

octonocular (not comparable)

  1. Having eight eyes.
    • 1745, Richard Mead, A mechanical account of poisons (page 102)
      The Tarantula (d) is a Spider of Apulia, of the octonocular kind []
    • 1815, Cotton Mather, The Christian Philosopher (page 158)
      Spiders are mostly octonocular []