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An ornament inserted into a perforation in the lip.
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(Clothing & Fashion) a piece of bone, shell, etc; inserted into the lip as an ornament by certain peoples
[C19: from Latin labrum lip]
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an ornament worn in a hole pierced in the lip.
[1855–60; < Latin labr(um) lip + -et]
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