One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Winking or blinking; the action or habit of moving the eyelids; an instance of this.
Late 18th century; earliest use found in Erasmus Darwin (1731–1802), physician and natural philosopher. From post-classical Latin nictitatio winking or blinking from nictitat-, past participial stem of nictitare + -io.
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