noun Veterinary Pathology.
a disease of horses in which the eyes suffer from recurring attacks of inflammation, eventually resulting in opacity and blindness.
Words nearby moon blindness
Origin of moon blindness
First recorded in 1710–20
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Examples from the Web for moon blindness
Our Mokadamo was affected with moon-blindness, and could not see at all at night.
British Dictionary definitions for moon blindness
ophthalmol a nontechnical name for nyctalopia
Also called: mooneye vet science a disorder affecting horses, which causes inflammation of the eyes and sometimes blindness
Derived forms of moon blindnessmoon-blind, adjective
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