an ornament of wood, bone, etc. worn, as by some South American Indians, in a hole pierced through the lip
Origin of labretdiminutive of Classical Latin labrum, lip
An ornament inserted into a perforation in the lip.
Origin of labretLatin labrum lip ; see leb- in Indo-European roots. -et
- A form body piercing in which an adornment is attached to the lip; an adornment so attached.