Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

pu·pil2

pupil2

 
pronunciation:
pyu pl
features:
Word History
part of speech: noun
definition: the small, dark opening in the center of the eye. Light passes through the pupil into the eye.
Word History
The word pupil comes from a Latin word that means "girl," "doll," or "puppet." The pupil of someone else's eye is like a mirror where one can see a tiny image of oneself.