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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A consonant whose articulation involves movement of the mouth adj. - Relating to or near a part of the female reproductive organs; Of or relating to the mouth.

Usage examples (38)
  • labial stops
  • Of the two cusps the labial is the larger and more prominent.
  • These finger-like appendages are called the labial palpi and maxillary palpi.
  • El is the article; but when it precedes a word beginning with a letter called a labial, it takes the sound of that letter. for more
Tutoring comment
  • With "labile" (flexible) lips the flautist lured a sweet "labial" (of the lips) hum from her instrument and received a label (identification) of expert from the critics.
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