Meaning of supraocular in English:

supraocular

adjective

Zoology
  • Situated above the ocular region; (in reptiles) designating small scales above the superciliaries.

Pronunciation

supraocular

/ˌsuːprəˈɒkjʊlə/ /ˌsjuːprəˈɒkjʊlə/

noun

Zoology
  • A supraocular scale.

Pronunciation

supraocular

/ˌsuːprəˈɒkjʊlə/ /ˌsjuːprəˈɒkjʊlə/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John James Audubon (1785–1851), naturalist and artist.