solander case

noun, often capitalized S
so·​lan·​der case | \ (ˈ)sō¦landə(r)- \
variants: or less commonly solander box or solander
plural -s

Definition of solander case

: a protective often leather-covered and book-shaped case for books and documents usually with a slide-on top that completely covers the contents

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History and Etymology for solander case

after Daniel C. Solander †1782 Swedish botanist in England

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“Solander case.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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