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1. A silvery freshwater fish (Hiodon tergisus) of central and eastern North America, having large round eyes.
2. See moon blindness.
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1. (Animals) any of several North American large-eyed freshwater clupeoid fishes of the family Hiodontidae, esp Hiodon tergisus. See also goldeye
2. (Veterinary Science) vet science another name for moon blindness2
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n., pl. -eyes.
a large-eyed silvery freshwater fish, Hiodon tergisus.
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