Labret definition

lābrĭt
An ornament inserted into a perforation in the lip.
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An ornament of wood, bone, etc. worn, as by some South American Indians, in a hole pierced through the lip.
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A form body piercing in which an adornment is attached to the lip; an adornment so attached.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
labret
Plural:
labrets

Origin of labret

  • Latin labrum lip leb- in Indo-European roots –et

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

  • From Latin labrum (“lip”) +‎ -et; modelled on anklet, bracelet, etc. Sometimes incorrectly assumed to be of French origin. From 1843.

    From Wiktionary