See also: oeil
- oeil (nonstandard)
From Middle French œil, from Old French oil, uel, ueil (plural olz, ialz), from Vulgar Latin oclus, from Latin oculus, from Proto-Italic *okʷelos, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₃okʷ-, *h₃ekʷ- (“eye; to see”). Doublet of oculus, a borrowing.
- (anatomy, plural yeux) eye, organ that is sensitive to light, helping organisms to see
- (plural œils) glyph, rendering of a single character
- (plural œils) eye (of a needle)
- “œil” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).