Definitions for oculistˈɒk yə lɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oc•u•list*ˈɒk yə lɪst(n.)

  1. Category: Ophthalmology

    Ref: ophthalmologist .

  2. Category: Ophthalmology

    Ref: optometrist .

* (formerly).

Origin of oculist:

1605–15; < F oculiste= L ocul(us) eye+ F -iste -ist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. optometrist, oculist(noun)

    a person skilled in testing for defects of vision in order to prescribe corrective glasses

  2. ophthalmologist, eye doctor, oculist(noun)

    a medical doctor specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the eye


  1. oculist(Noun)

    An ophthalmologist

  2. oculist(Noun)

    An optometrist

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a doctor who specializes in diseases of the eyes.

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