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  1. eye, oculus, optic(noun)

    the organ of sight


  1. oculus(Noun)

    A window or other opening that has an oval or circular shape (as of an eye).

    One can glimpse the sky through the oculus of the Pantheon in Rome.

  2. Origin: From oculus.


  1. Oculus

    An oculus, plural oculi, from Latin oculus: eye, denotes a circular opening in the centre of a dome or in a wall. Originating in Antiquity, it is a feature of Byzantine and Neoclassical architecture. It is also known as an œil de boeuf from the French, or simply a "bull's-eye".

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