eyeshine

noun

: 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)

Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eyeshine was in 1916

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“Eyeshine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyeshine. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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