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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).

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œil m (plural yeux or œils)

  1. (anatomy, plural yeux) eye, organ that is sensitive to light, helping organisms to see
  2. (plural œils) glyph, rendering of a single character
  3. (plural œils) eye (of a needle)

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Middle FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French ueil.

NounEdit

œil m (plural yeulx)

  1. (anatomy) eye

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