almond eye


Definition of almond eye

: a somewhat triangular obliquely set eye a beautiful dark-skinned girl with almond eyes specifically, of dogs : a slit-shaped eye (as in the bull terrier) with the outer corner pointing toward the ear

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First Known Use of almond eye

1786, in the meaning defined above

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“Almond eye.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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