from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as myope.

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

  • noun See myope.


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  • The ceryx and the purple murex have this organ firm and solid; and just as the myops, or horse-fly, and the oestrus, or gadfly, can pierce the skin of a quadruped, so is that proboscis proportionately stronger in these testaceans; for they bore right through the shells of other shell-fish on which they prey.

    The History of Animals


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