Definition of mooneye in English:


Syllabification: moon·eye
Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onˌī


  • A herringlike freshwater fish with large eyes, found exclusively in central and eastern North America.
    • Genus Hiodon, family Hiodontidae: two species, the goldeye (H. alosoides) and the larger-eyed mooneye (H. tergisus)
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    • Mooneyes prefer swift, clean water and will not tolerate silted conditions

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