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  1. (linguistics) A labial consonant.
  2. (music) An organ pipe having a lip that influences its sound.
  3. Any of the scales bordering the mouth opening of a reptile.
  1. (botany) The lip of a labiate corolla.
  2. (music) The lip against which pressured air is driven in a flue pipe in an organ.
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  4. Examples:
    1. “Several groups developed active predatory larvae, still showing the spoon-shaped labium.”
      “Biplica, in addition, lacks the strongly tubercled and denticulate labium of Eriptycha.”
      “When it emerges from the labium, is long and tubular, and capable of inflation.”
  1. (phonology) A secondary articulatory feature of usually consonants that involves the contraction or rounding of the labia during pronunciation.
  2. Examples:
    1. “Among the very few cases where they do, are pharyngealization in Nootka, which occurs on the glottal stop only, and labialization in Kabardian.”
  1. (medicine) A form of stammering characterized by confusion in the use of the labial consonants.
  1. The quality of being labial, that is, lip- or labia-like.
  1. (botany) A plant of the mint family (Labiatae)
  1. Alternative spelling of labialization
  2. Examples:
    1. “Common secondary articulations are labialisation, palatalisation, velarisation and pharyngealisation.”
      “If either of the two was voiceless, the whole cluster was devoiced, and the first obstruent also lost its labialisation, if it was present.”
  1. (anatomy) The folds of tissue at the opening of the vulva.
  2. Synonyms:
  1. plural of labialisation
  1. plural of labialization
  1. plural of labiality
  1. plural of labiate
  2. Examples:
    1. “Like most labiates, thyme is an aromatic plant with glandular trichomes on the leaves and floral parts contain monoterpenoid essential oils.”
      “Most labiates have glandular trichomes that emerge from the epidermal surface of their leaves, stems and reproductive structures.”
      “All labiates have four nutlets at the base of their flower at maturity.”
  1. plural of labial
  2. Examples:
    1. “I guess that the great typological difference in the use of labials can speak for the great genetic difference in AmerIndian languages.”
      “Chapter 4 describes cases where coronals undergo assimilation but dorsals and labials do not.”
      “In the Ionic of Homer's time, as well as in all other classical dialects, the labiovelar stops had developed into labials, dentals or velars.”
  1. (nonstandard) plural of labia
  1. (nonstandard) plural of labia
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