stargaser

Stargaser

Star"gas`er\, n. 1. One who gazes at the stars; an astrologer; sometimes, in derision or contempt, an astronomer.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of spiny-rayed marine fishes belonging to Uranoscopus, Astroscopus, and allied genera, of the family Uranoscopid[ae]. The common species of the Eastern United States are Astroscopus anoplus, and A. guttatus. So called from the position of the eyes, which look directly upward.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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