eyestalk

noun
eye·​stalk | \ ˈī-ˌstȯk How to pronounce eyestalk (audio) \

Definition of eyestalk

: one of the movable peduncles bearing an eye at the tip in a decapod crustacean

First Known Use of eyestalk

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Eyestalk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyestalk. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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