cat's-eye

noun
\ ˈkat-ˌsī \
plural cat's-eyes

Definition of cat's-eye 

1 : any of various gems (such as a chrysoberyl or a chalcedony) exhibiting opalescent reflections from within

2 : a marble with eyelike concentric circles

First Known Use of cat's-eye

circa 1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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cat's-eye

noun

English Language Learners Definition of cat's-eye

: a jewel that has a pale stripe running down its middle which makes it look like the eye of a cat

: a marble with round circles that look like eyes

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