Goldeneye Definition

gōldən-ī
goldeneyes
noun
goldeneyes
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.
Webster's New World
Any of various lacewings of the family Chrysopidae having yellow or copper-colored eyes.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
  • golden-eyed fly
  • Bucephela clangula
  • whistler
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Other Word Forms of Goldeneye

Noun

Singular:
goldeneye
Plural:
goldeneyes

Origin of Goldeneye

  • From their golden-yellow eyes

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

  • golden +‎ eye

    From Wiktionary

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