opaleye

noun

Definition of opaleye

: any of several fishes of the family Girellidae especially : a small green shorefish (Girella nigricans) of the California coast that feeds chiefly on seaweeds and is a minor food fish

called also greenfish

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History and Etymology for opaleye

opal + eye

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“Opaleye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opaleye. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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