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frogeye

[ frog-ahy, frawg-ahy ]
/ ˈfrɒgˌaɪ, ˈfrɔgˌaɪ /
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noun, plural frog·eyes for 1.
a small, whitish leaf spot with a narrow darker border, produced by certain fungi.
a plant disease so characterized.
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Origin of frogeye

First recorded in 1910–15; frog1 + eye

OTHER WORDS FROM frogeye

frogeyed, adjective

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How to use frogeye in a sentence

  • She come up ter me an' say, 'Mister Frogeye, kin you ball de Jack?'

    News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
  • He was answered by Frogeye, who celebrated his latest release from gaol by attending the Potlicker Ball.

    News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
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