Meaning of depilatory

de•pil•a•to•ry

Pronunciation: (di-pil'u-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ries.
—adj.
  1. capable of removing hair.
—n.
  1. a depilatory agent.
  2. such an agent in a mild liquid or cream form for temporarily removing unwanted hair from the body.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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