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palpebrate

[pal-puh-breyt, pal-pee-brit, -peb-rit] /ˈpæl pəˌbreɪt, pælˈpi brɪt, -ˈpɛb rɪt/
adjective
1.
having eyelids.
Origin of palpebrate
1855-1860
1855-60; < New Latin palpebrātus, equivalent to Latin palpebr(a) eyelid + -ātus -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for palpebrate

palpebrate

adjective (ˈpælpɪbrɪt; -ˌbreɪt)
1.
having eyelids
verb (ˈpælpɪˌbreɪt)
2.
(intransitive) to wink or blink, esp repeatedly
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