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eyelash Syllabification: eye·lash
Pronunciation: /ˈīˌlaSH/

Definition of eyelash in English:


Each of the short curved hairs growing on the edges of the eyelids, serving to protect the eyes from dust particles.
Example sentences
  • In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.
  • Her eyelashes gracefully curved over her eyes and they were even longer than his.
  • Slowly she raised a thin hand to her face and swiped at the rain that clung to her hair and eyelashes.
Anatomy  cilium

Words that rhyme with eyelash

whiplash • goulash
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