almond eye

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1786, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of almond eye was in 1786

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“Almond eye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almond%20eye. Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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