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stalk-eyed

(stôk′īd′)
adj.
Having the eye at the end of a stalk, as various crustaceans.
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stalk-eyed

adj
(Zoology) having eyes that stick out on stalks
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Translations

stalk-eyed

[ˈstɔːkaɪd] ADJ (Zool) → de ojos pedunculares
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