nictitate definition by Webster's New World
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- nictitation noun
nictitate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also nic·tateintransitive verb nic·ti·tat·ed also nic·tat·ed, nic·ti·tat·ing also nic·tat·ing, nic·ti·tates also nic·tates
To wink. See Synonyms at blink.
Origin: Medieval Latin nictitāre, nictitāt-, frequentative of Latin nictāre.
- nicˌti·taˈtion noun