noun \ˈwl-ˌī\

: a large North American fish that lives in fresh water and that has large eyes

Full Definition of WALLEYE

a :  an eye with a whitish or bluish-white iris
b :  an eye with an opaque white cornea
a :  strabismus in which the eye turns outward away from the nose
b :  an eye affected with strabismus of this type
:  a large vigorous North American freshwater food and sport fish (Stizostedion vitreum) that has large opaque eyes and is related to the perches but resembles the true pike —called also walleyed pike

Origin of WALLEYE

back-formation from walleyed
First Known Use: 1523

Rhymes with WALLEYE

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noun \ˈw-ˌlī\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WALLEYE

a : an eye with a bluish white iris b : an eye with an opaque white cornea
a : strabismus in which the eye turns outward away from the nose—called also exotropia; compare cross-eye 1 b wall·eyes \-ˌlīz\ pl : eyes affected with divergent strabismus


noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Species (Stizostedion vitreum) of pikeperch (family Percidae), carnivorous food and game fishes found in clear, cool lakes and rivers of eastern North America. Walleyes are slender and darkly mottled. They have two dorsal fins and generally weigh less than 10 lbs (4.5 kg), though some may weigh up to 24 lbs (11 kg). They are at most 35 in. (90 cm) long. Walleyes are not true pikes.

Variants of WALLEYE

walleye or walleyed pike


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