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ocularist Line breaks: ocu¦lar|ist
Pronunciation: /ˈɒkjʊlərɪst/

Definition of ocularist in English:


A person who makes artificial eyes.
Example sentences
  • And then a month later, she will be sent to an ocularist who out of acrylic will make a shield that will look like the other side.
  • In that field, ocularists create an artificial iris by painting many simple semi-transparent layers.


Mid 19th century: from French oculariste, from late Latin ocularis (see ocular).

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