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An eyeglass for one eye.

[French, from Late Latin monoculus, having one eye : Greek mono-, mono- + Latin oculus, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

mon′o·cled (-kəld) adj.
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Adj.1.monocled - wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglassmonocled - wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass; "a bespectacled grandmother"; "the monocled gentleman"
adorned, decorated - provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction


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