labellum

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin labellum (small tub or basin), diminutive of labrum (basin, tub), from lavō (bathe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ləˈbɛl.əm/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

labellum (plural labella or labellums)

Showy Lady Slipper (Cypripedium reginae) has a pink labellum.
  1. The lower central petal of a flower (especially an orchid), usually developed to be showy and attract pollinators.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From labrum (lip).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

labellum n (genitive labellī); second declension

  1. a (little) lip
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative labellum labella
Genitive labellī labellōrum
Dative labellō labellīs
Accusative labellum labella
Ablative labellō labellīs
Vocative labellum labella

Etymology 2[edit]

From lābrum (basin).

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Noun[edit]

lābellum n (genitive lābellī); second declension

  1. a (small) bowl, basin
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lābellum lābella
Genitive lābellī lābellōrum
Dative lābellō lābellīs
Accusative lābellum lābella
Ablative lābellō lābellīs
Vocative lābellum lābella

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