goldeye

[ gohld-ahy ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌaɪ /
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noun, plural gold·eyes, (especially collectively) gold·eye.

a silvery, herringlike game fish, Hiodon alosoides, found in the fresh waters of central North America.

Nearby words

  1. goldeneye,
  2. goldenhar's syndrome,
  3. goldenly,
  4. goldenrod,
  5. goldenseal,
  6. goldfield,
  7. goldfields,
  8. goldfinch,
  9. goldfinny,
  10. goldfish

Origin of goldeye


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Examples from the Web for goldeye

  • Nothing is so unreal as the bite of the goldeye—when it is not there.

    The Buffalo Runners|R.M. Ballantyne


British Dictionary definitions for goldeye

goldeye

/ (ˈɡəʊldˌaɪ) /

noun plural -eyes or -eye

a North American clupeoid fish, Hiodon alosoides, with yellowish eyes, silvery sides, and a dark blue back: family Hiodontidae (mooneyes)
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