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depilate

[dep-uh-leyt]
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verb (used with object), dep·i·lat·ed, dep·i·lat·ing.
  1. to remove the hair from (hides, skin, etc.).
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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
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Related Words for depilated

naked, barren, bare, hairless, bald, clean-shaven, head, exposed, smooth, uncovered, shaven, depilated, stark, baldheaded, glabrous, egghead, beardless, glabrate, glabrescent

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British Dictionary definitions for depilated

depilate

verb
  1. (tr) to remove the hair from
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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

depilate

(dĕpə-lāt′)
v.
  1. To remove hair from the body.
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