pearl-eye

pearleye

[purl-ahy]
noun, plural pearleyes (especially collectively) pearleye.
any of several deep-sea fishes of the family Scopelarchidae, having large, hooked teeth on the tongue, telescopic eyes, and an iridescent patch on each eye tube.

Origin:
1835–45; pearl1 + eye

pearleyed, adjective
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