big eye

bigeye

[big-ahy]
noun, plural (especially collectively) bigeye (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bigeyes.
any of several silver and red fishes of the family Priacanthidae, found in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean and in the West Indies, having a short, flattened body and large eyes.

Origin:
1885–90; big1 + eye

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bigeye (ˈbɪɡˌaɪ)
 
n , pl -eye, -eyes
any tropical or subtropical red marine percoid fish of the family Priacanthidae, having very large eyes and rough scales

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