ocellus

ocellus

 

(English)

noun
any eye-like marking in animals, as on a peacock's feathers

Derived forms:

ocellar (oˈcellar) adjective

ocellate (ˈɒsɪˌleɪt  ) or ocellated (ˈɒsɪˌleɪtɪd  ) adjective

ocellation (ˌocelˈlation) noun

Translations:

(Spanish) ocelo

In context:

He looks at me with dilated and piercing and welled eyes, his iris and scleras skinned as though ocelli on the hindwings of a caligo butterfly.

Brand, Seph THE HAND OF MADNESS (2019)

 
 

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