Anableps

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Anableps an′a-bleps a genus of bony fishes with open air-bladders, and projecting eyes divided into an upper and lower portion, so that each eye has two pupils.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. anablepsis, 'a looking up.'

Usage

In literature:

Its name is Anableps, but in all probability it does not wish the fact to be generally known.
"Falling in Love" by Grant Allen
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