Definitions of labial

  1. a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
  2. A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as b, p, w.
  3. An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue pipe.
  4. One of the scales which border the mouth of a fish or reptile.
  5. A letter representing a sound formed by the lips, as b, p, m.
  6. A sound formed by the lips: a letter representing such a sound as b, p.
  7. Sound formed by the lips.
  8. One of the letters p, b, m, f, v, or w, formed by the lips.
  9. A letter or character representing an articulation of the lips, as b, p.
  10. A letter whose sound is uttered by means of the lips, as b, p, and m.
  11. Labially.
  12. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia; as, labial veins.
  13. Furnished with lips; as, a labial organ pipe.
  14. Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w.
  15. Of or pertaining to the labium; as, the labial palpi of insects. See Labium.
  16. Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, as ( fd), ( ld), etc., and as eu and u in French, and o, u in German. See Guide to Pronunciation, 11, 178.
  17. Formed by the lips; as, a labial consonant; of or pertaining to the lips; as, a labial vein.
  18. Pertaining to the lips: formed by the lips.
  19. Formed or uttered by the lips.
  20. Or resembling a lip.
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