[ pal-puh-breyt, pal-pee-brit, -peb-rit ]
/ ˈpæl pəˌbreɪt, pælˈpi brɪt, -ˈpɛb rɪt /
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Origin of palpebrate
1855–60; <New Latin palpebrātus, equivalent to Latin palpebr(a) eyelid + -ātus-ate1
Words nearby palpebrate
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British Dictionary definitions for palpebrate
adjective (ˈpælpɪbrɪt, -ˌbreɪt)
(intr) to wink or blink, esp repeatedly
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