lab

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See also: Lab, LAB, láb, lǟb, and Lab.

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

lab ‎(plural labs)

  1. (colloquial) A laboratory.
    • 2014, Jeff Jacobson, Growth (page 23)
      A man dressed as a lab tech, his blue scrubs startlingly pale against the vivid red and black chaos, moved into sight from behind the SUV. He carried an assault rifle.
  2. (colloquial) A Labrador retriever.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

lab ‎(plural labs)

  1. (obsolete) A telltale; a blabber.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?)

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Historically the inhabitants of the Labëria region. Compare Labeati [1], maybe ultimately related to words like lëbozë and lëpe. Alternatively, could also be metathesized form of *alban, possibly through a Slavic dialect (cf. arbën ~ Serbo-Croatian raban 'Albanian').

Proper noun[edit]

lab ?

  1. southern Albanian
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wilkes, J. J. The Illyrians, 1992, ISBN 0-631-19807-5, page 172, "...area, including Oaneum on a river Aratus, which controlled the route leading west to the kingdom of Gentius among the Labeates around Vlora (Valona)here is in real the Labeates not in Shkodra,this part these pieces of land are called again today Labëria (Labeati)."

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lab c (singular definite labben, plural indefinite labber)

  1. paw

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Verb[edit]

lab

  1. imperative of labbe

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Short for laboratorium

Noun[edit]

lab n ‎(plural labs, diminutive labje n)

  1. (Netherlands) lab

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

lab

  1. rafsi of blabi.