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This month's Latin word
  • inoculate  (to introduce a serum, a vaccine, or an antigenic substance into [the body of a person or an animal], especially to produce or boost immunity to a specific disease)

  • inveigle  (to win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk)

  • monocle  (an eyeglass for one eye)

  • o.d. (abbreviation)  (oculus dexter = right eye)

  • o.s. (abbreviation)  (oculus sinister = left eye)

  • ocellated  (having an ocellus or ocelli)

  • ocellus  (a small simple eye, found in many invertebrates, usually consisting of a few sensory cells and a single lens)

  • oculist  (a physician who treats diseases of the eyes)

  • oculogyric  (of or relating to the turning of the eyeballs in the sockets)

  • oculomotor  (of or relating to movements of the eyeball)

  • ocellated  (having an ocellus or ocelli)

  • pinochle  (a game of cards)

Definitions are taken from:

The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition copyright Ā© 1992 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Electronic version licensed from InfoSoft International, Inc. All rights reserved.

Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster, 2002.

http://unabridged.merriam-webster.com (30 Sep. 2006).

English-Word Information: Word Info about English Vocabulary (wordinfo.info).