myope

noun
my·​ope | \ ˈmī-ˌōp How to pronounce myope (audio) \

Definition of myope

: a myopic person

First Known Use of myope

1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for myope

French, from Late Latin myops myopic, from Greek myōps, from myein to be closed + ōps eye, face — more at eye

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“Myope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myope. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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myope

noun
my·​ope | \ ˈmī-ˌōp How to pronounce myope (audio) \

Medical Definition of myope

: a myopic individual

called also myopic

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