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solander (suh-LAN-duhr) noun

A case for maps, plates, etc., made to resemble a book and having the front cover and fore edge hinged.

(Named after Daniel Charles Solander (1736-1782), Swedish naturalist who invented it.)

"Going through solander boxes in the British Museum and consulting catalogues ...." William Feaver, "Art Four of a kind," The Guardian, Mar 26, 1995.

So*lan"der (?), n.

See Sallenders.


© Webster 1913.

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