Definition of eyespotted in US English:

eyespotted

adjective

  • Originally: (of a peacock's tail feathers) spotted with eyes; see "eye". Later usually: (of an animal, flower, etc.) having eyespots.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Edmund Spenser (?1552–1599), poet and administrator in Ireland. From eye + spotted, in later use after eyespot.

Pronunciation

eyespotted

/ˈʌɪˌspɒtɪd/