a ray of moonlight.
a ray of moonlight
1580s, from moon (n.) + beam (n.).
[moon-blahynd] /ˈmunˌblaɪnd/ adjective, Veterinary Pathology. 1. (of horses) afflicted with moon blindness; moon-eyed.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. a disease of horses in which the eyes suffer from recurring attacks of inflammation, eventually resulting in opacity and blindness. noun 1. (ophthalmol) a nontechnical name for nyctalopia 2. (vet science) Also called mooneye. a disorder affecting horses, which causes inflammation of the eyes and sometimes blindness
[moon-boh] /ˈmunˌboʊ/ noun 1. a caused by the refraction and reflection of light from the .
[moon-kaf, -kahf] /ˈmunˌkæf, -ˌkɑf/ noun, plural mooncalves. 1. a congenitally grossly deformed and mentally defective person. 2. a foolish person. 3. a person who spends time idly daydreaming. /ˈmuːnˌkɑːf/ noun (pl) -calves (-ˌkɑːvz) 1. a born fool; dolt 2. a person who idles time away 3. (obsolete) a freak or monster