Definition of mooneye in English:
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)
- Mooneyes prefer swift, clean water and will not tolerate silted conditions
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.