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palpebrate

[ pal-puh-breyt, pal-pee-brit, -peb-rit ]
/ ˈpæl pəˌbreɪt, pælˈpi brɪt, -ˈpɛb rɪt /
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adjective
having eyelids.
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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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