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bigeye

[big-ahy] /ˈbɪgˌaɪ/
noun, plural (especially collectively) bigeye (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bigeyes.
1.
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 of bigeye
1885-1890
1885-90; big1 + eye
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bigeye

/ˈbɪɡˌaɪ/
noun (pl) -eye, -eyes
1.
any tropical or subtropical red marine percoid fish of the family Priacanthidae, having very large eyes and rough scales
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