Hyodon tergisus
Moon-eye Moon"-eye`, n. 1. A eye affected by the moon; also, a disease in the eye of a horse. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any species of American fresh-water fishes of the genus {Hyodon}, esp. {Hyodon tergisus} of the Great Lakes and adjacent waters. (b) The cisco. [1913 Webster]


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  • Moon-eye — n. 1. A eye affected by the moon; also, a disease in the eye of a horse. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any species of American fresh water fishes of the genus {Hyodon}, esp. {Hyodon tergisus} of the Great Lakes and adjacent waters. (b) The ci …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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