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Meaning of WHITE-EYE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\White"-eye`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of small Old World singing of the
genus {Zosterops}, as {Zosterops palpebrosus} of India, and
{Z. c[oe]rulescens} of Australia. The eyes are encircled by a
ring of white feathers, whence the name. Called also {bush
creeper}, and {white-eyed tit}.

 

 

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