Definitions for eyestalkˈaɪˌstɔk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

eye•stalkˈaɪˌstɔk(n.)

  1. a stalk or peduncle upon which an eye is borne, as in a lobster or shrimp.

    Category: Zoology

Origin of eyestalk:

1850–55

Wiktionary

  1. eyestalk(Noun)

    A motile stalk having an eye at the tip

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eyestalk(noun)

    one of the movable peduncles which, in the decapod Crustacea, bear the eyes at the tip

Freebase

  1. Eyestalk

    In anatomy, an eyestalk is a protrusion that extends the eye away from the body, giving the eye a better field of view than if it were unextended. It is common in nature and in fiction.

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