palpebrate

[pal-puh-breyt, pal-pee-brit, -peb-rit]

adjective

having eyelids.

Origin of palpebrate

1855–60; < New Latin palpebrātus, equivalent to Latin palpebr(a) eyelid + -ātus -ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for palpebrate

palpebrate

adjective (ˈpælpɪbrɪt, -ˌbreɪt)

having eyelids

verb (ˈpælpɪˌbreɪt)

(intr) to wink or blink, esp repeatedly
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