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solander

[suh-lan-der] /səˈlæn dər/
noun
1.
a case for maps, plates, etc., made to resemble a book and having the front cover and fore edge hinged.
Origin of solander
1780-1790
1780-90; named after Daniel Charles Solander (1736-82), Swedish naturalist who invented it
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solander

/səˈlændə/
noun
1.
a box for botanical specimens, maps, colour plates, etc, made in the form of a book, the front cover being the lid
Word Origin
C18: named after D. D. Solander (1736–82), Swedish botanist
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