greeneye


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greeneye

(ˈɡriːnˌaɪ)
n
a slender fish with pale green eyes
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.greeneye - bottom-dwellers having large eyes with metallic green luster
malacopterygian, soft-finned fish - any fish of the superorder Malacopterygii
Chlorophthalmidae, family Chlorophthalmidae - small family of soft-finned bottom-dwellers with large eyes; relatives of lizardfishes
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