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eyelidnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑɪˌlɪd/
either of the two pieces of skin that you can close over each eye
(Definition of eyelid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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eyelidnoun [C]

uk   /ˈaɪ.lɪd/  us   /ˈaɪ.lɪd/
B2 either of the two pieces of skin that can close over each eye
(Definition of eyelid from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “eyelid”
in Arabic جَفْن…
in Korean 눈꺼풀…
in Portuguese pálpebra…
in Catalan parpella…
in Japanese まぶた…
in Chinese (Simplified) 眼睑,眼皮…
in Turkish göz kapağı…
in Russian веко…
in Chinese (Traditional) 眼瞼,眼皮…
in Italian palpebra…
in Polish powieka…
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