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nictitate  (ˈnɪktɪˌteɪt or nictate  (ˈnɪkteɪt

Definitions

verb

  1. technical words for blink (sense 1

Derived Forms

ˌnictiˈtation, nicˈtation  noun

Word Origin

C19: from Medieval Latin nictitāre to wink repeatedly, from Latin nictāre to wink, from nicere to beckon

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