moon-eyed


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moon-eyed

(mo͞on′īd′)
adj.
1. Having the eyes wide-open, as in infatuation, wonder, or grief: "Didn't she have a hundred moon-eyed ninnies after her in Texas?" (Zane Grey).
2. Able to see well at night.
3. Moonblind.

moon-eyed

adj
1. having the eyes open wide, as in awe
2. (Veterinary Science) vet science affected with moon blindness

moon′-eyed`



adj.
having the eyes open wide, as in fear or wonder.
[1780–90]
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