Spectacled Spec"ta*cled, a. 1. Furnished with spectacles; wearing spectacles. [1913 Webster]

As spectacled she sits in chimney nook. --Keats. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Having the eyes surrounded by color markings, or patches of naked skin, resembling spectacles. [1913 Webster]

{Spectacled bear} (Zo["o]l.), a South American bear ({Tremarclos ornatus}) which inhabits the high mountains of Chili and Peru. It has a light-colored ring around each eye.

{Spectacled coot}, or {Spectacled duck} (Zo["o]l.), the surf scoter, or surf duck. [Local, U.S.]

{Spectacled eider} (Zo["o]l.) See {Eider}.

{Spectacled goose} (Zo["o]l.), the gannet.

{Spectacled snake} (Zo["o]l.), the cobra de capello. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • spectacled — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ wearing spectacles …   English terms dictionary

  • spectacled — [spek′təkəld] adj. 1. wearing spectacles 2. having markings that resemble spectacles …   English World dictionary

  • spectacled — adj. 1 wearing spectacles. 2 (of an animal) having facial markings resembling spectacles. Phrases and idioms: spectacled bear a S. American bear, Tremarctos ornatus. spectacled cobra the Indian cobra …   Useful english dictionary

  • spectacled — adjective Date: 1607 1. having or wearing spectacles 2. having markings suggesting a pair of spectacles < a spectacled alligator > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spectacled — adjective 1》 wearing spectacles. 2》 used in names of animals with markings around the eyes that resemble spectacles: spectacled bear …   English new terms dictionary

  • spectacled — /spek teuh keuhld/, adj. 1. wearing spectacles. 2. (of an animal) having a marking resembling a pair of spectacles. [1600 10; SPECTACLE + ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • spectacled — adjective a) Wearing spectacles. b) Having an appearance of wearing spectacles, especially of animals. Syn: bespectacled …   Wiktionary

  • spectacled — spec·ta·cled || spektÉ™kld adj. wearing spectacles, wearing eye glasses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • spectacled — spec·ta·cled …   English syllables

  • spectacled — spec•ta•cled [[t]ˈspɛk tə kəld[/t]] adj. 1) wearing spectacles 2) zool. (of an animal) having a marking resembling a pair of spectacles • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

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