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1labial

adjective la·bi·al \ˈlā-bē-əl\

linguistics of a sound : produced by using one or both lips

Full Definition of LABIAL

1
:  uttered with the participation of one or both lips <the labial sounds \f\, \p\, and \ü\>
2
:  of, relating to, or situated near the lips or labia
la·bi·al·ly \-ə-lē\ adverb
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Examples of LABIAL

  1. the labial sounds and

Origin of LABIAL

Medieval Latin labialis, from Latin labium lip
First Known Use: 1594

2labial

noun

Definition of LABIAL

:  a labial consonant

First Known Use of LABIAL

1668
Medical Dictionary

labial

adjective la·bi·al \ˈlā-bē-əl\

Medical Definition of LABIAL

1
:  of, relating to, or situated near the lips or labia
2
:  uttered with the participation of one or both lips <the labial sounds \f\, \p\, and \ü\>
la·bi·al·ly \-ē\ adverb

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