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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To remove hair from (the body).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To remove hair from the body.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To strip of hair; to husk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To strip of hair; remove the hair from.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. remove body hair

Etymologies

Latin dēpilāre, dēpilāt- : dē-, de- + pilāre, to deprive of hair (from pilus, hair).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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