harelip

noun

hare·​lip ˈher-ˈlip How to pronounce harelip (audio)
sometimes offensive

Word History

First Known Use

1567, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of harelip was in 1567

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Cite this Entry

“Harelip.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/harelip. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Kids Definition

harelip

noun
hare·​lip -ˈlip How to pronounce harelip (audio)
sometimes offensive

Medical Definition

harelip

noun
sometimes offensive
harelipped adjective

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