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bilabial

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adjective bi·la·bi·al \(ˌ)bī-ˈlā-bē-əl\

Definition of bilabial

of a consonant

  1. :  produced with both lips

Origin and Etymology of bilabial

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1878


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bilabial

noun bi·la·bi·al

Definition of bilabial

  1. :  a bilabial consonant

Examples of bilabial in a Sentence

  1. English bilabials such as and .

1829

First Known Use of bilabial

1829


BILABIAL Defined for English Language Learners

bilabial

noun

Definition of bilabial for English Language Learners

  • linguistics : a sound made by using both lips


Medical Dictionary

bilabial

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adjective bi·la·bi·al \(ˈ)bī-ˈlā-bē-əl\

Medical Definition of bilabial

  1. :  of or relating to both lips


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