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Webster 1913 Edition


Ocular

Oc′u-lar

,
Adj.
[L.
ocularis
,
ocularius
, fr.
oculus
the eye: cf. F.
oculaire
. See
Eye
, and cf.
Antler
,
Inveigle
.]
1.
Depending on, or perceived by, the eye; received by actual sight; personally seeing or having seen;
as,
ocular
proof
.
Shak.
Thomas was an
ocular
witness of Christ’s death.
South.
2.
(Anat.)
Of or pertaining to the eye; optic.

Oc′u-lar

,
Noun.
(Opt.)
The eyepiece of an optical instrument, as of a telescope or microscope.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ocular

OC'ULAR

,
Adj.
[L. ocularius, from oculus, eye.]
Depending on the eye; known by the eye; received by actual sight; as ocular proof; ocular demonstration or evidence.

Definition 2022


ocular

ocular

English

Adjective

ocular (comparative more ocular, superlative most ocular)

  1. Of, or relating to the eye, or the sense of sight
  2. Resembling the eye
  3. Seen by, or seeing with, the eye; visual
    • South
      Thomas was an ocular witness of Christ's death.

Derived terms

Translations

Noun

ocular (plural oculars)

  1. The eyepiece of a microscope or other optical instrument.
  2. Any of the scales forming the margin of a reptile's eye.

Galician

Etymology

From Latin oculāris.

Adjective

ocular m, f (plural oculares)

  1. ocular, pertaining to the eyes

Noun

ocular m (plural oculares)

  1. eyepiece, eyeglass

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin oculāris.

Adjective

ocular m, f (plural oculares)

  1. ocular

Noun

ocular m (plural oculares)

  1. eyepiece, eyeglass