depilation

noun dep·i·la·tion \ ˌde-pə-ˈlā-shən \

Definition of depilation

:the removal of hair, wool, or bristles by chemical or mechanical methods

depilate

play \ˈde-pə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb

Origin and Etymology of depilation

Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French, from Medieval Latin depilation-, depilatio, from Latin depilare, from de- + pilus hair — more at pile


Medical Dictionary

depilation

noun dep·i·la·tion \ ˌdep-ə-ˈlā-shən \

medical Definition of depilation

:the removal of hair, wool, or bristles by chemical or mechanical methods

depilate

play \ˈdep-ə-ˌlāt\ transitive verb depilated; depilating

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