verb (used with object), dep·i·lat·ed, dep·i·lat·ing.

to remove the hair from (hides, skin, etc.).

Origin of depilate

1550–60; < Latin dēpilātus (past participle of dēpilāre to pluck), equivalent to dē- de- + pil(āre) to deprive of hair (derivative of pilus a hair) + -ātus -ate1
Related formsdep·i·la·tion, noundep·i·la·tor, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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(tr) to remove the hair from
Derived Formsdepilation, noundepilator, noun

Word Origin for depilate

C16: from Latin dēpilāre, from pilāre to make bald, from pilus hair
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depilated in Medicine




To remove hair from the body.
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