moon-eyed definition

  • adjective:
    • Obtaining The eyes wide-open, as in infatuation, wonder, or grief: "Didn't she have one hundred moon-eyed ninnies after her in Texas?” ( Zane Gray).
    • capable see well through the night.
    • Moonblind.
    • having available eyes
    • Having eyes suffering from the moon; moonblind; dim-eyed; purblind.
  • others:
    • Affected with mooneye; having eyes impacted by the moon, or allowed to be so affected.
    • Dim-eyed; purblind.
    • Noting particular fishes, once the Hyodontidæ or mooneyes.
    • Having feathers marked towards the stops with curved or oval places, like in the spangled Hamburg varieties of fowls.

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