labial

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labial (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia.
  2. (linguistics) 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

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labial (plural labials)

  1. (linguistics) A labial consonant.
  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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Abenaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French la bière.

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labial (no plural)

  1. beer

References[edit]

  • Laurent, New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues