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n. pl. la·bra (-brə)
1. A lip or liplike structure, such as the one forming the roof of the mouth in insects.
2. The outer margin of the opening of a gastropod shell.

[Latin, lip; see leb- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈleɪbrəm; ˈlæb-)
n, pl -bra (-brə)
1. (Zoology) a lip or liplike part, such as the cuticular plate forming the upper lip of insects
2. (Anatomy) a lip or liplike part, such as the cuticular plate forming the upper lip of insects
[C19: New Latin, from Latin]


(ˈleɪ brəm, ˈlæb rəm)

n., pl. la•bra (ˈleɪ brə, ˈlæb rə)
1. a lip or liplike part.
a. the upper or foremost unpaired mouthpart of an insect or other arthropod.
b. the outer margin of the aperture of a shell of a gastropod.
[1810–20; < Latin: lip; akin to labium]


n labrum m
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