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stalk-eyed Syllabification: stalk-eyed
Pronunciation: /ˈstôkˌīd/

Definition of stalk-eyed in English:

adjective

(Of a crustacean) having eyes mounted on stalks.
Example sentences
  • The stalk-eyed mud crab lives on the sand flats, preferably amongst the eelgrass, and grows large in clean reaches of an estuary.

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