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 (mŏ-nŏk′yə-lər, mə-)
1. Having or relating to one eye.
2. Of, relating to, or intended for use by only one eye: a monocular microscope.

[From Late Latin monoculus, having one eye; see monocle.]

mo·noc′u·lar·ly adv.
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(Physiology) having to do with or using only one eye
(Tools) a device for use with one eye, such as a field glass
[C17: from Late Latin monoculus one-eyed]
moˈnocularly adv
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(məˈnɒk yə lər)

1. having only one eye.
2. of, pertaining to, or for the use of only one eye.
3. a monocular instrument or device.
[1630–40; see monocle]
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a. monocular, rel. a un solo ojo.
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