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(pălpə-brə, păl-pē-)
n. pl. pal•pe•bras
  1. eyelid
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Related formspalpe•bral (pălpə-brəl, păl-pēbrəl, -pĕbrəl) adj.
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Historical Examples of palpebra

  • This fold is lightly stretched over the edges of the eyelids, and forms, as it were, a third palpebra of a crescentic shape.

    Journal of the Third Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage

    William Edward Parry