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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an eye having a single lens;
[syn: simple eye, stemma, ocellus]

2. an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color;
[syn: eyespot, ocellus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ocellus \O*cel"lus\, n.; pl. Ocelli. [L., dim. of oculus an eye.] (Zool.) (a) A little eye; a minute simple eye found in many invertebrates. (b) An eyelike spot of color, as those on the tail of the peacock. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ocellus n 1: an eye having a single lens [syn: simple eye, stemma, ocellus] 2: an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies); usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color [syn: eyespot, ocellus]