Definition of blue–eye

  1. 1 :  an Australian honeyeater (Entomyzon cyanotis)

  2. 2 :  a small Australian silversides (Pseudomugil signifer) used locally in mosquito control and widely known as an aquarium fish

  3. 3 :  a faulty or defective eye of a horse; especially :  walleye

  4. 4 :  a disease of Indian corn caused by fungi of the genus Penicillium and characterized by a rotting and darkening of the germ often after harvesting

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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