Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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  • noun nyctalopia

Etymologies

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

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