mooneye
noun Date: 1842 a silvery North American freshwater bony fish (Hiodon tergisus of the family Hiodontidae)

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  • Mooneye — Mooneyes Hiodon tergisus Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • mooneye — /moohn uy /, n., pl. mooneyes. 1. Vet. Pathol. an eye of a horse affected with moon blindness. 2. any silvery, herringlike fish of the family Hiodontidae, esp. Hiodon tergisus, found in fresh waters from Hudson Bay to the lower Mississippi,… …   Universalium

  • mooneye — /ˈmunaɪ/ (say moohnuy) noun 1. (plural mooneye or mooneyes) a freshwater fish, Hiodon tergisus, of central North America with large eyes. 2. Veterinary Science an eye of a horse affected with moon blindness. Usage: For variation in the plural… …   Australian English dictionary

  • mooneye — upinė mėnulakė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hiodon tergisus angl. mooneye; notch finned hiodon rus. луноглазка; серебристый гиодон ryšiai: platesnis terminas – mėnulakės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • mooneye — noun A primitive ray finned fish of the family Hiodontidae …   Wiktionary

  • mooneye — n. North American silvery freshwater fish with big eyes; moon blindness, loss of vision in horses occurring at regular intervals; …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mooneye — moon•eye [[t]ˈmunˌaɪ[/t]] n. pl. eyes ich a large eyed silvery freshwater fish Hiodon tergisus[/ex] • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • mooneye — noun recurrent eye inflammation in horses; sometimes resulting in blindness • Syn: ↑moon blindness • Hypernyms: ↑animal disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • mooneye cisco — noun : bloater III 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • shad mooneye — vinipeginė auksaakė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hiodon alosoides angl. goldeye; shad mooneye; toothed herring rus. золотоглазка; сельдевидный гиодон ryšiai: platesnis terminas – mėnulakės …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

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