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eyelash

[ ahy-lash ]
/ ˈaɪˌlæʃ /
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noun
one of the short, thick, curved hairs growing as a fringe on the edge of an eyelid.
the fringe of hairs itself.
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Origin of eyelash

First recorded in 1745–55; eye + lash1
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British Dictionary definitions for eyelash

eyelash
/ (ˈaɪˌlæʃ) /

noun
any one of the short curved hairs that grow from the edge of the eyelids
a row or fringe of these hairs

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Related adjective: ciliary
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