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stalk-eyed

[stawk-ahyd] /ˈstɔkˌaɪd/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
having the eyes located on pedicels, as some crustaceans and dipterans.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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  • The other example, illustrated here, is the stalk-eyed fly.

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