stenopaeic

stenopeic

[sten-uh-pee-ik]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or containing a narrow slit or minute opening: a stenopeic device to aid vision after eye surgery.
noun
2.
a device, as of wood, metal, or cardboard, with a narrow horizontal slit, worn over the eyes for protection against bright sunlight.
Also, stenopaeic, stenopaic [sten-uh-pey-ik] .


Origin:
1860–65; sten(o)- + Greek opaî(os) having a hole + -ic

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stenopeic sten·o·pe·ic (stěn'ə-pē'ĭk)
adj.
Having a narrow opening or slit.

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