noun, plural oc·u·li [ok-yuh-lahy] /ˈɒk yəˌlaɪ/.
- an eye.
- Architecture. a circular opening, especially one at the apex of a dome.
- Archaeology. a design representing an eye, as on funerary pottery found in megalithic tombs of Europe.
“an eye,” plural oculi, 1857, from Latin oculus “an eye” (see eye (n.)). n. pl. oc•u•li (-lī′)