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greeneye Line breaks: green|eye
Pronunciation: /ˈɡriːnaɪ/

Definition of greeneye in English:

noun

A small slender-bodied fish with iridescent pale green eyes, occurring in deep waters of the western Atlantic.
  • Family Chlorophthalmidae: two genera and several species
Example sentences
  • In actuality, we saw very few fish -- only a few greeneyes and one angler fish.

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