Complete Definition of "oculus"

English

Etymology
From L. #Latin|oculus âeyeâ.

Noun
en-noun|oculi

  1. A window that has an oval or circular shape (as of an eye).
  2. A circular hypaethral opening at the apex of a dome.

#:One can glimpse the sky through the oculus of the Pantheon in Rome.


Latin

Alternative spellings
oclus
:3rdâ4th C. A.D.: Appendix Probi
::oculus non oclus
::[Use] oculus, not oclus.

Noun
la-noun|oculus|oculi|oculī|m|second

  1. The eye.

Inflection
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la-decl-2nd|ocul

Descendants
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Catalan: ull m
French: Åil m
Italian: occhio m
mid2
Portuguese: olho m
Romanian: ochi m
Spanish: ojo m

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