Definition of depilation
: the removal of hair, wool, or bristles by chemical or mechanical methods
depilateplay \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
First Known Use: 1547
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