The definition of an eye is the organ that gives sight in humans and animals, or the iris.(noun)
An example of an eye is the pair of visible organs that humans use to see.
To eye is defined as to look at or observe.(verb)
An example of to eye is to check out a jacket in a department store window, you eye the jacket.
See eye in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME ey, eie < OE ēage, akin to Ger auge < IE base *okw-, to see > Gr osse, eyes, ōps, face, eye, L oculus
See eye in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English ēge, ēage; see okw- in Indo-European roots.
cross section of a human eye
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