monocle

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English[edit]

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Joseph Chamberlain wearing a monocle

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French monocle, from Late Latin monoculus (one-eyed), from mono- (single) + oculus (eye).

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Noun[edit]

monocle (plural monocles)

  1. A single lens, usually in a wire frame, and used to correct vision for only one eye.
  2. (obsolete) A one-eyed animal.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French monocle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌmoːˈnɔ.klə/
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  • Hyphenation: mo‧no‧cle

Noun[edit]

monocle m (plural monocles, diminutive monocletje n)

  1. monocle [from mid 19th c.]

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin monoculus (one-eyed), from mono- (single) + oculus (eye).

Noun[edit]

monocle m (plural monocles)

  1. monocle

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