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  • n. nyctalopia

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A temporary blindness, or impairment of sight, said to be caused by sleeping in the moonlight; -- sometimes called nyctalopia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A temporaryevening blindness said to be occasioned by sleeping in the moonshine in tropical climates.


moon +‎ blink. It was formerly said to be caused by sleeping in moonlight. (Wiktionary)


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