Definition of Ocellar

1. Adjective. of or relating to the ocellus or ocelli ¹



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Definition of Ocellar

1. pertaining to an ocellus [adj] - See also: ocellus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ocellar

oceanologically
oceanologies
oceanologist
oceanologists
oceanology
oceans
oceanside
oceanus
oceanview
oceanviews
oceanward
oceanwards
oceanwater
oceanwide
oceany
ocellar (current term)
ocellary
ocellate
ocellated
ocellated crake
ocellated crakes
ocellated turkey
ocelli
ocellus
oceloid
ocelot
ocelots
och
och aye
och aye the noo

Literary usage of Ocellar

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1. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1904)
"Only one possessed the dark shade (and this not strongly marked) on the side of the head, other than on the ocellar area ; only one (not the same larva) ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1899)
"The greater ocellar is a pair of bristles usually easily distinguishable by ... They are generally parallel to the lesser ocellar bristles and sometimes ..."

3. Notes on a Fauna of the Vigo Group and Its Bearing on the Evolution of by Roy Ernest Dickerson (1921)
"... walls of pentagonal area wanting, lateral portions sloping into antennal furrows ; ocellar basin with slight depression adjacent to median ocellus, ..."

4. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1908)
"... frontal ridge wanting and the antennal fovea and ocellar basin continuous ; the third segment of the antennae as long as the fourth and fifth together. ..."

5. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1913)
"Head yellow, the occiput except laterally and below and the round ocellar triangle black. ocellar bristles reaching three fourths the distance to the ..."

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