ocular (adj.)

c. 1500, "of or pertaining to the eye," from Late Latin ocularis "of the eyes," from Latin oculus "an eye," from PIE root *okw- "to see." As a noun, "eyepiece of an optical instrument," 1835, from the adjective.

updated on August 14, 2019

Definitions of ocular from WordNet
ocular (adj.)
of or relating to or resembling the eye;
ocular muscles
ocular diseases
an ocular organ
an ocular spot is a pigmented organ or part believed to be sensitive to light
Synonyms: optic / optical / ophthalmic
ocular (adj.)
relating to or using sight;
ocular inspection
Synonyms: optic / optical / visual
ocular (adj.)
visible; "be sure of it; give me the ocular proof"- Shakespeare;
Synonyms: visual
ocular (n.)
combination of lenses at the viewing end of optical instruments;
Synonyms: eyepiece
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