moon blindness

noun

Definition of moon blindness

: a recurrent inflammation of the eye of the horse

First Known Use of moon blindness

circa 1720, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of moon blindness was circa 1720

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“Moon blindness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moon%20blindness. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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moon blindness

noun

Medical Definition of moon blindness

: a recurrent inflammation of the eye of the horse

called also periodic ophthalmia

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