palpebra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin palpebra

Noun[edit]

palpebra (plural palpebrae)

  1. The eyelid.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

palpebra f (plural palpebres)

  1. Alternative form of parpella.

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

palpebra (plural palpebras)

  1. eyelid

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin palpebra (eyelid), from palpō (touch softly; caress, flatter).

Noun[edit]

palpebra f (plural palpebre)

  1. eyelid

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From palp(e) (touch softly; caress, flatter) +‎ -bra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

palpebra f (genitive palpebrae); first declension

  1. eyelid
  2. (in the plural) eyelashes

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative palpebra palpebrae
genitive palpebrae palpebrārum
dative palpebrae palpebrīs
accusative palpebram palpebrās
ablative palpebrā palpebrīs
vocative palpebra palpebrae

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