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bilabial

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

Definition of bilabial

of a consonant
:produced with both lips

Origin and Etymology of bilabial

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bilabial

noun

Definition of bilabial

:a bilabial consonant

Examples of bilabial in a Sentence

  1. English bilabials such as and .

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

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

medical Definition of bilabial

:of or relating to both lips

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