antelabium

noun an·te·la·bi·um

Definition of antelabium

plural

antelabia

  1. :  the exterior or protruding margin of a lip

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Origin and Etymology of antelabium

New Latin, from ante- + Latin labium lip — more at lip


First Known Use: circa 1829


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