nictitant

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nictitant (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Synonym of nictitating
    • 1852, William MacGillivray, A History of British Birds, Indigenous and Migratory:
      This position of the pyramidalis is perhaps rendered necessary by the great extent of the movement of the nictitant membrane, the tendon of which, unless curved, would be too long to be conveniently disposed of.

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nictitant (feminine singular nictitante, masculine plural nictitants, feminine plural nictitantes)

  1. (zoology) nictitant