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labial

adjective la·bi·al \ ˈlā-bē-əl \

Definition of labial

1 : uttered with the participation of one or both lips
  • the labial sounds \f\, \p\, and \ü\
2 : of, relating to, or situated near the lips or labia

labially

play \ˈlā-bē-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of labial in a Sentence

  1. the labial sounds and

Origin and Etymology of labial

Medieval Latin labialis, from Latin labium lip


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labial

noun

Definition of labial

: a labial consonant

First Known Use of labial

1668


LABIAL Defined for English Language Learners

labial

adjective

Definition of labial for English Language Learners

  • linguistics of a sound : produced by using one or both lips


Medical Dictionary

labial

adjective la·bi·al \ ˈlā-bē-əl \

medical Definition of labial

1 : of, relating to, or situated near the lips or labia
2 : uttered with the participation of one or both lips
  • the labial sounds \f\, \p\, and \ü\

labially

play \\ adverb

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