labial
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈleɪ.bi.əl/
Adjective

labial (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia.
  2. (linguistics, phonetics) Articulated by the lips, as the consonants b, m and w.
  3. (dentistry) Of an incisor or canine, on the side facing the lips. See mesial.
  4. (music) Furnished with lips.
    a labial organ pipe
Translations Translations Noun

labial (plural labials)

  1. (linguistics) A consonant articulated by the lips.
  2. (music) An organ pipe having a lip that influences its sound.
  3. Any of the scales bordering the mouth opening of a reptile.
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