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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on the cornea

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on the cornea; also, the speck itself.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Dimness of sight; caligation. Also called achlys.
  • n. [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of butterflies, of the subfamily Brassolinæ. C. eurylochus is the enormous owl-butterfly of South America, sometimes expanding 9 inches. C. uranus is another species with an orange bar across the wings.

Etymologies

Latin, darkness. (Wiktionary)

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