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

Other Words from depilation

depilate \ˈde-​pə-​ˌlāt \ transitive verb

First Known Use of depilation

1547, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for depilation

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

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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

Other Words from depilation

depilate \ˈdep-​ə-​ˌlāt \ transitive verb depilated; depilating

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