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EtymologyEdit

From Latin palpebra

NounEdit

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for palpebra in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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NounEdit

palpebra f (plural palpebres)

  1. Alternative form of parpella

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

palpebra (plural palpebras)

  1. eyelid

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

palpebra f (plural palpebre)

  1. eyelid

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

palpebra f (genitive palpebrae); first declension

  1. (anatomy) eyelid
  2. (in the plural) eyelashes

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative palpebra palpebrae
Genitive palpebrae palpebrārum
Dative palpebrae palpebrīs
Accusative palpebram palpebrās
Ablative palpebrā palpebrīs
Vocative palpebra palpebrae

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