Big eyes

any of several silver and red fishes of the family Priacanthidae, found in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean and in the West Indies, having a short, flattened body and large eyes.
Contemporary Examples

Arizona’s Immigrant Death Spiral Bryan Curtis July 27, 2010
Tracey Ullman’s 11 Favorite British Performances Ever Tracey Ullman December 25, 2010
Give Up on Mr. Perfect? Liesl Schillinger January 31, 2010
Save My Baby Bryan Curtis March 2, 2010
Valentino, Chanel, and Alexander McQueen at Paris Fashion Week Liza Foreman March 3, 2014

Historical Examples

Painted Veils James Huneker
Abbe Mouret’s Transgression Emile Zola
Foundling on Venus John de Courcy
Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
Happy Pollyooly Edgar Jepson

noun (pl) -eye, -eyes
any tropical or subtropical red marine percoid fish of the family Priacanthidae, having very large eyes and rough scales


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