from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the eyes wide-open, as in infatuation, wonder, or grief: "Didn't she have a hundred moon-eyed ninnies after her in Texas?” ( Zane Grey).
- adj. Able to see well at night.
- adj. Moonblind.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having wide open eyes
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having eyes affected by the moon; moonblind; dim-eyed; purblind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with mooneye; having eyes affected by the moon, or supposed to be so affected.
- Dim-eyed; purblind.
- Noting certain fishes, as the Hyodontidæ or mooneyes.
- Having feathers marked towards the ends with rounded or oval spots, as in the spangled Hamburg breeds of fowls.
Germanic: moon + to eye; parallel to the cognate, yet non-synonymous Dutch maanoog (Wiktionary)