Meaning of eyestalk in English:

eyestalk

noun

Zoology
  • A movable stalk that bears an eye near its tip, especially in crabs, shrimps, and related crustaceans, and in some molluscs.

    ‘Ablation of one eyestalk is generally practised in all commercial prawn hatcheries to induce gonad matura-tion and spawning.’
    ‘We also report the presence of eyestalk attachments in both Achoania and Psarolepis.’

Pronunciation

eyestalk

/ˈʌɪstɔːk/