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ocellated

[os-uh-ley-tid, oh-sel-ey-tid] /ˈɒs əˌleɪ tɪd, oʊˈsɛl eɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a spot or marking) eyelike.
2.
having ocelli, or eyelike spots.
Also, ocellate
[os-uh-leyt, oh-sel-it, -eyt] /ˈɒs əˌleɪt, oʊˈsɛl ɪt, -eɪt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; < Neo-Latin ocellāt(us) (ocell(us) ocellus + -ātus -ate1) + -ed2
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Examples for ocellated
  • If this practice was replaced by regulated hunting, then ocellated turkeys would thrive.
  • Five prominent ocellated spots on posterior portion of body forming two triangles.
  • ocellated spot at posterior end of dorsal fin, above caudal peduncle, in juveniles and females.

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