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depilate (v.)

"to strip of hair, remove the hair from," 1550s, a back-formation from depilation (q.v.), or else from Latin depilatus "having one's hair plucked." The earlier verb was depile (early 15c.). Related: Depilated; depilating.

updated on July 25, 2018

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Definitions of depilate from WordNet

depilate (v.)
remove body hair;
Synonyms: epilate
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