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cross-eye

[ kraws-ahy, kros-ahy ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌaɪ, ˈkrɒsˌaɪ /
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noun
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Origin of cross-eye

First recorded in 1785–95
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British Dictionary definitions for cross-eye

cross-eye

noun
a turning inwards towards the nose of one or both eyes, caused by abnormal alignmentSee also strabismus
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Medical definitions for cross-eye

cross-eye
[ krôsī′ ]

n.
A form of strabismus in which one or both eyes deviate toward the nose.

Other words from cross-eye

cross-eyed′ adj.
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