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[pal-puh-breyt, pal-pee-brit, -peb-rit] /ˈpæl pəˌbreɪt, pælˈpi brɪt, -ˈpɛb rɪt/

having eyelids.
adjective (ˈpælpɪbrɪt; -ˌbreɪt)
having eyelids
verb (ˈpælpɪˌbreɪt)
(intransitive) to wink or blink, esp repeatedly


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