bilabial


1bi·la·bi·al

adjective \(ˌ)bī-ˈlā-bē-əl\

Definition of BILABIAL

of a consonant
:  produced with both lips

Origin of BILABIAL

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1878

2bilabial

noun

linguistics : a sound made by using both lips

Full Definition of BILABIAL

:  a bilabial consonant

Examples of BILABIAL

  1. English bilabials such as and .

First Known Use of BILABIAL

1829

bi·la·bi·al

adjective \(ˈ)bī-ˈlā-bē-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BILABIAL

: of or relating to both lips

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