Pronounced: FLOCK-see-NAH-see-NIL-ih-PILL-ee-fih-KAY-shun, noun
Notes: I happen to know this from a radio show, but I wanted to share it
The word solander is “a case for maps, plates, etc, made to resemble a book, having a front cover and hinged fore edge”
Our word came into being in the late 1700s
Background / Comments
Our word was named after the man who created it: Daniel Solander, a Swedish botanist while he was working at the British Museum.
The verb nictitate came up as a word, but I think I’ve previously run across it and happened to learn it. If you don’t know it, it is a fancy, Latin-based word for “wink”