Bird's"-eye` (?), a.

1.

Seen from above, as if by a flying bird; embraced at a glance; hence, general not minute, or entering into details; as, a bird's-eye view.

2.

Marked with spots resembling bird's eyes; as, bird's-eye diaper; bird's-eye maple.

 

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Bird's"-eye`, n. Bot.

A plant with a small bright flower, as the Adonis or pheasant's eye, the mealy primrose (Primula farinosa), and species of Veronica, Geranium, etc.

 

© Webster 1913.

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