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barreleye

[bar-uh l-ahy] /ˈbær əlˌaɪ/
noun, plural barreleyes.
1.
any of the bathypelagic fishes of the family Opisthoproctidae, especially Macropinna microstoma, having telescoping eyes.
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  • The barreleye always looks up, through its own head, to find food.

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