[ stawk-ahyd ]
/ ˈstɔkˌaɪd /
having the eyes located on pedicels, as some crustaceans and dipterans.
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- stalked puffball,
- stalking horse
Origin of stalk-eyed
First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for stalk-eyed
According to Sars, the Sympoda (or Cumaceans), in spite of their sessile eyes, have closer affinities with the stalk-eyed orders.
The stalk-eyed Crustacea are known to most readers through the fascinating volume of Mr. Bell.The Philosophy of Natural Theology|William Jackson