Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Either of two diving ducks (Bucephala clangula or B. islandica) of northern regions, having a short black bill, a rounded head, and yellow eyes.
  • noun Any of various lacewings of the family Chrysopidae having yellow or copper-colored eyes.

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  • noun Any of several seaducks, of the genus Bucephala, having black and white plumage.
  • noun Any of several lacewings of the family Chrysopidae.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From their golden-yellow eyes.]

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golden +‎ eye

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