Eyestalk

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Eyestalk (Zoöl) One of the movable peduncles which, in the decapod Crustacea, bear the eyes at the tip.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eyestalk The stem or stalk upon which an eye is borne, as in the stalk-eyed crustaceans; the ophthalmite. See cut under stalk-eyed.
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Usage

In literature:

With her eyestalks protruded to their utmost extent, she vigilantly watches her enemy.
"The Dawn of Reason" by James Weir
Arthur's eyestalk cowered back into the suitcase as she came close.
"The Knights of Arthur" by Frederik Pohl
Even the big robot with its two waving eyestalks retreated respectfully as he approached.
"Second Variety" by Philip Kindred Dick
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In news:

Researchers found that growth rings found in the eyestalk - a stalk with an eyeball on the end connected to the body of lobsters , crabs and shrimp.
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