from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person exhibiting exophthalmia, or protrusion of the eyeball.
- n. Protrusion of the eyeball.
- n. [capitalized] In entomology, a genus of curculios, with over 60 West Indian, Mexican, and Central American species, and one from Senegal.
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He was about twenty-five years old when I first remember him; dark brown or almost black in color, and of normal development physically, with the exception of his eyes, which were unusually prominent (exophthalmus) and opened wider than I had ever observed.