a dropper, especially one for applying eye drops.

1935–40; eye + dropper

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eyedropper eye·drop·per (ī'drŏp'ər)
A dropper for administering liquid medicines, especially one for dispensing medications into the eye.

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Example sentences
He then invited them to take an eyedropper and test their guesses.
Distribute one cotton ball, one eyedropper, and one cup of water to each pair.
Clear the eyedropper by carefully and gently squeezing the contents onto a damp
  paper towel.
Using a sterile eyedropper pipette, collect saliva and place in a small sterile
  container which can be sealed securely.
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