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Etymology of the French word ocelle

the French word ocelle
derived from the Classical Latin word ocellus ( eye; darling)
derived from the Medieval Latin word oculus (eye)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *okʷ-

Date

The earliest known usage of ocelle in French dates from the 19th century.

Derivations in French

oceller, ocellure, ocellaire

Derivations in other languages

Romanian ocel



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