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om·mat·o·phore  audio  (-mt-fôr, -fr) KEY 

NOUN:
A movable stalk ending with an eye, as found in certain snails.

ETYMOLOGY:
Greek omma, ommat-, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots + -phore

OTHER FORMS:
omma·topho·rous  (m-tfr-s) KEY (Adjective)


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