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ŏcŭlātus , a, um, adj. oculus.
I. Lit., furnished with or having eyes, seeing (mostly ante-class. and post-Aug.): “pluris est oculatus testis unus quam auriti decem,an eye-witness, Plaut. Truc. 2, 6, 8; cf. “inspectio,Arn. 2, 48: “Clodius male oculatus,whose sight was bad, Suet. Rhet. 5: “duobus luminibus,Cassiod. Var. 1, 4: aedis patulis oculata fenestris, Ven. Fort. Carm. 3, 7, 47.—Comp.: “oculatior deus,that has better sight, Tert. adv. Marc. 2, 25.—
B. Transf., eye-shaped: “oculati circuli,Sol. 17, 8.—
2. Ornamented with stars, starred: “palla,Mart. Cap. 1, § 66.—
II. That strikes the eye, exposed to view, conspicuous, visible: ne βαθύτης mea in scribendo sit oculatior (al. occultior), Cic. Att. 4, 6, 3 Orell. N. cr.: oculatissimus locus, S. C. ap. Plin. 34, 6, 11, § 24: oculatā die vendere, to sell on a visible pay-day, i. e. for cash (opp. caecā die), Plaut. Ps. 1, 3, 67.
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