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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See nictitating membrane.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a protective fold of skin in the eyes of reptiles and birds and some mammals


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