Goldeneye meaning

gōldən-ī
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Any of several lacewings of the family Chrysopidae.
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Either of two diving ducks (Bucephala clangula or B. islandica) of northern regions, having a short black bill, a rounded head, and yellow eyes.
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Any of various lacewings of the family Chrysopidae having yellow or copper-colored eyes.
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A swift, diving wild duck (Bucephala clangula) of North America and the Old World, with yellow eyes, a dark-green back, and a white breast.
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Any of several seaducks, of the genus Bucephala, having black and white plumage.
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Origin of goldeneye

  • From their golden-yellow eyes

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • golden +‎ eye

    From Wiktionary