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goldeye

[gohld-ahy]
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noun, plural gold·eyes, (especially collectively) gold·eye.
  1. a silvery, herringlike game fish, Hiodon alosoides, found in the fresh waters of central North America.
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  • Nothing is so unreal as the bite of the goldeye—when it is not there.

    The Buffalo Runners

    R.M. Ballantyne


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goldeye

noun plural -eyes or -eye
  1. a North American clupeoid fish, Hiodon alosoides, with yellowish eyes, silvery sides, and a dark blue back: family Hiodontidae (mooneyes)
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