eyeshine

noun

Definition of eyeshine

: reflection of light from the inner surface of an eye through the pupil so that the eye has a luminous appearance (as in a cat)

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First Known Use of eyeshine

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Eyeshine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyeshine. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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