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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Depilatory  \De*pil"a*to*ry\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  d['e]pilatoire.] 
  Having  the  quality  or  power  of  removing  hair.  --  n.  An 
  application  used  to  take  off  hair. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  depilatory 
  adj  :  able  to  remove  hair  or  render  hairless 
  n  1:  a  chemical  (usually  a  sulfide)  used  to  remove  hair  or  wool 
  or  bristles  from  hides 
  2:  a  cosmetic  for  temporary  removal  of  undesired  hair 




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