Definition of labial noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈleɪbiəl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈleɪbiəl//
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a speech sound made with the lips, for example /m/, /p/ and /v/ in me, pea and very See related entries: Phonetics Word Origin late 16th cent.: from medieval Latin labialis, from Latin labium ‘lip’.

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