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 for eyespot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eye-spot \Eye"-spot`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
     (a) A simple visual organ found in many invertebrates,
         consisting of pigment cells covering a sensory nerve
         termination.
     (b) An eyelike spot of color.
         [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  eyespot
      n 1: an eyelike marking (as on the wings of some butterflies);
           usually a spot of color inside a ring of another color
           [syn: eyespot, ocellus]

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