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Meaning of 'labial' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Labial [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to the lips or labia; as, labial veins.
- Furnished with lips; as, a labial organ pipe.
- Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w.
- Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, as / (f/d), / (/ld), etc., and as eu and u in French, and o, u in German. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 11, 178.
- Of or pertaining to the labium; as, the labial palpi of insects. See Labium.
2 . Labial [ n.]
- A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as b, p, w.
- An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue pipe.
- One of the scales which border the mouth of a fish or reptile.

Meaning of 'labial' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . labial [ a]
Meaning (1):
- of or relating to the lips of the mouth
Example in sentence:
  • labial stops