Definition of goldeneye
1 : either of two diving ducks (genus Bucephala) with small yellow eyes; especially : a large-headed swift-flying Holarctic diving duck (B. clangula) with the male having a green head and striking black-and-white markings
2 : a lacewing (family Chrysopidae) with yellow eyes
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