Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Dimness of sight; caligation. Also called achlys.
  • noun [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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on the cornea; also, the speck itself.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun medicine, obsolete dimness or obscurity of sight, dependent upon a speck on the cornea

Etymologies

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Latin, darkness.

Examples

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  • I bet Caligo uranus grew up the butt of playground jokes.

    March 27, 2016