What does compound eye mean?

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com·pound eye

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compound eye(noun)

    in insects and some crustaceans: composed of many light-sensitive elements each forming a portion of an image

Wiktionary

  1. compound eye(Noun)

    A visual organ found in arthropods such as insects and crustaceans. It consists of one to thousands of tiny independent photoreception units.

How to pronounce compound eye?

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How to say compound eye in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compound eye in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compound eye in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of compound eye

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