labellum

noun la·bel·lum \ lə-ˈbe-ləm \

Definition of labellum

plural labella play \lə-ˈbe-lə\
1 : the median and usually most morphologically distinct member of the corolla of an orchid
2 : a terminal part of the labium or labrum of various insects

Origin and Etymology of labellum

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of labrum lip — more at lip



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