Definition of Blindfish

1. n. A small fish (Amblyopsis spelæus) destitute of eyes, found in the waters of the Mammoth Cave, in Kentucky. Related fishes from other caves take the same name.



Definition of Blindfish

1. Noun. Any of various fish, having only rudimentary eyes, that inhabit underground waters ¹

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Definition of Blindfish

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Medical Definition of Blindfish

1. A small fish (Amblyopsis spelaeus) destitute of eyes, found in the waters of the Mammoth Cave, in Kentucky. Related fishes from other caves take the same name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Blindfish

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1. Fishes by David Starr Jordan (1907)
"... the blindfish of this region, has the eye in a different phase of degeneration. It is thought to be separately descended from ..."

2. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"This habit is rendered easy by the structure of the fish, for the mouth is KENTUCKY blindfish. (Natural size.) directed partly upward, and the head is very ..."

3. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"A hungry Point Loma blindfish with a stroke of the fins brings the mouth in position for operations as soon as any portion of its skin, especially of the ..."

4. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"... the necessary organic matter being supplied by streams entering from the outer world, by the excrements of cave animals (as the blindfish), ..."

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