Labial meaning

lābē-əl
Of the labia, or lips.
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A labial sound.
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Of or relating to the lips or labia.
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(linguistics) Articulated mainly by closing or partly closing the lips, as the sounds (b), (m), or (w).
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(linguistics) A labial consonant.
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(phonet.) Articulated with one or both lips, as (f), (b), and (ü)
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Of or relating to the lips or labia.
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Of or pertaining to the lips or labia.
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(linguistics) Articulated by the lips, as the consonants b, m and w.
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(dentistry) Of an incisor or canine, on the side facing the lips. See mesial.
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(music) Furnished with lips.

A labial organ pipe.

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(linguistics) A labial consonant.
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(music) An organ pipe having a lip that influences its sound.
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Any of the scales bordering the mouth opening of a reptile.
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Origin of labial

  • Medieval Latin labiālis from Latin labium lip leb- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition