Origin of glabrate
1855–60; < Latin glabrātus (past participle of glabrāre to make bare, deprive of hair), equivalent to glabr-, stem of glaber without hair, smooth + -ātus -ate1
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Related Words for glabratebald, clean-shaven, egghead, smooth, baldheaded, beardless, depilated, glabrate, glabrescent, glabrous, shaven, shorn, skinhead, smooth-faced
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