lèvre

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French lévre, leffre, from Old French levre, leffre, *lawra (lip), from the confluence of Vulgar Latin labra, originally a neuter plural of Latin labrum (lip), from Proto-Indo-European *leb- (to hang down, droop) and Old Frankish *lepor, *leffur (lip), from Proto-Germanic *lepuraz, *lepuzaz (lip), from the same Proto-Indo-European root, related to Old High German leffur (lip). More at lip.

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lèvre f (plural lèvres)

  1. lip

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