Labial(a.) Of or pertaining to the lips or labia; as, labial veins.
Labial(a.) Furnished with lips; as, a labial organ pipe.
Labial(a.) Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w.
Labial(a.) 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.
Labial(a.) Of or pertaining to the labium; as, the labial palpi of insects. See Labium.
Labial(n.) A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as b, p, w.
Labial(n.) An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue pipe.
Labial(n.) One of the scales which border the mouth of a fish or reptile.
Labialism(n.) The quality of being labial; as, the labialism of an articulation; conversion into a labial, as of a sound which is different in another language.
Labialization(n.) The modification of an articulation by contraction of the lip opening.
Labialize(v. t.) To modify by contraction of the lip opening.
Labially(adv.) In a labial manner; with, or by means of, the lips.
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