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moon-eyed

[ moon-ahyd ]
/ ˈmunˌaɪd /
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adjective
having the eyes open wide, as in fear or wonder; wide-eyed.
Veterinary Pathology. moon-blind.
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Origin of moon-eyed

1780–90 for def. 1; 1885–90 for def. 2
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British Dictionary definitions for moon-eyed

moon-eyed

adjective
having the eyes open wide, as in awe
vet science affected with moon blindness
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