opaleye

[ oh-puh l-ahy ]
/ ˈoʊ pəlˌaɪ /

noun, plural o·pal·eyes, (especially collectively) o·pal·eye.

a green game fish, Girella nigricans, common off rocky shores from California southward, having opalescent blue eyes.

Nearby words

  1. opal,
  2. opal glass,
  3. opalesce,
  4. opalescence,
  5. opalescent,
  6. opaline,
  7. opaque,
  8. opaque context,
  9. opaque projector,
  10. opaquely

Origin of opaleye


Also called greenfish.

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