red-eye
noun Date: 1819 1. cheap whiskey 2. the phenomenon of a subject's eyes appearing red in a color photograph taken with a flash 3. a late night or overnight flight

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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(Leuciscus erthophthalmus)


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