Definition of black-eyed in English:

black-eyed

adjective

  • 1Having black eyes (often regarded as a mark of beauty).

  • 2Designating any of several varieties of pea or bean having a black spot or mark on the seed. In later use: specifically a variety of the cowpea, Vigna unguiculata.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Ralph Robinson (1520–1577), translator. From black + eyed.

Pronunciation

black-eyed

/ˈblakʌɪd/