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Definition of labial:

  1. A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as b, p, w.
  2. An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue pipe.
  3. Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w.
  4. Furnished with lips; as, a labial organ pipe.
  5. Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, as ( fd), ( ld), etc., and as eu and u in French, and o, u in German. See Guide to Pronunciation, 11, 178.
  6. Of or pertaining to the labium; as, the labial palpi of insects. See Labium.
  7. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia; as, labial veins.
  8. One of the scales which border the mouth of a fish or reptile.


epiglottis, affricate, aspirate, agape, gargle, consonant, assonance, corner, Adam's apple, alveolar, closed syllable, dribble, froth, labial consonant, dry, bilabial, aspiration, close vowel, gingivitis, furry.

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