Definitions for nictitateˈnɪk tɪˌteɪt
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
nic•ti•tateˈnɪk tɪˌteɪt(v.i.)-tat•ed, -tat•ing.
Origin of nictitate:
1815–25; < ML nictitātus, ptp. of nictitāre, freq. of L nictāre to wink, freq. of nicere to beckon; see -ate1
blink, wink, nictitate, nictate(verb)
briefly shut the eyes
"The TV announcer never seems to blink"
to wink or blink
to wink; to nictate
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