solander

solander

[suh-lan-der]
noun
a case for maps, plates, etc., made to resemble a book and having the front cover and fore edge hinged.

Origin:
1780–90; named after Daniel Charles Solander (1736–82), Swedish naturalist who invented it

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solander (səˈlændə)
 
n
a box for botanical specimens, maps, colour plates, etc, made in the form of a book, the front cover being the lid
 
[C18: named after D. D. Solander (1736--82), Swedish botanist]

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