white-eyed coot

noun (1)

Definition of white-eyed coot

 (Entry 1 of 5)

white-eyed duck

noun (2)
variants: or less commonly white-eyed pochard

Definition of white-eyed duck (Entry 2 of 5)

: either of two pochards having males with the irises of the eyes white:
a : a widely distributed Old World duck (Aythya nyroca)
b : an Australian duck (Aythya australis)

called also hardhead

white-eyed tit

noun (3)

Definition of white-eyed tit (Entry 3 of 5)

white-eyed towhee

noun (4)

Definition of white-eyed towhee (Entry 4 of 5)

: a towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus alleni) of Florida

white-eyed vireo

noun (5)

Definition of white-eyed vireo (Entry 5 of 5)

: a vireo (Vireo griseus) of the eastern U.S. with a greenish olive back, white underparts, and a yellow ring around the white eye

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Noun (5)

1831, in the meaning defined above

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