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Meaning of OCULUS

Pronunciation:  'âkyulus

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the organ of sight (`peeper' is an informal term for `eye')

OCULUS is a 6 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: eye, optic, peeper
 See Also: arteria centralis retinae, arteria ciliaris, arteria lacrimalis, canthus, central artery of the retina, choroid, choroid coat, ciliary artery, ciliary body, compound eye, conjunctiva, cornea, crystalline lens, epicanthic fold, epicanthus, eye muscle, eyeball, eyelid, face, human face, iris, lacrimal apparatus, lacrimal artery, lacrimal vein, lens, lid, musculus sphincter pupillae, nictitating membrane, ocular muscle, oculus dexter, oculus sinister, OD, orb, OS, palpebra, pupillary sphincter, receptor, retina, sclera, sclerotic coat, sense organ, sensory receptor, simple eye, third eyelid, uvea, vena lacrimalis, visual system



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Oc"u*lus\, n.; pl. {Oculi}. [L., an eye.]
1. An eye; (Bot.) a leaf bud.

2. (Arch.) A round window, usually a small one.