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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eye-spot  \Eye"-spot`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  simple  visual  organ  found  in  many  invertebrates, 
  consisting  of  pigment  cells  covering  a  sensory  nerve 
  termination. 
  b  An  eyelike  spot  of  color. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eyespot 
  n  :  an  eyelike  marking  (as  on  the  wings  of  some  butterflies); 
  usually  a  spot  of  color  inside  a  ring  of  another  color 
  [syn:  {ocellus}] 




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