Definition of epilate in English:

epilate

verb

[with object]
  • Remove hair from (the body) by pulling it from the root.

    ‘I epilate and exfoliate my legs and underarms in the shower’
    no object ‘whether you shave, wax or epilate, hair removal is not much fun’

Origin

Late 19th century from French épiler, from é- (expressing removal) + Latin pilus ‘strand of hair’.

Pronunciation

epilate

/ˈɛpɪleɪt/