labia

 /ˈleɪbɪə/

For the noun: labium
Plural form: labia

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
la•bi•a  (lābē ə), 
n. 

    Anatomy, Botany, Insectspl. of labium. 

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
la•bi•um  (lābē əm), 
n., pl. -bi•a
    (-bē ə). 
  1. a lip or liplike part.
  2. [Anat.]
    • a lip or lip-shaped structure or part.
    • any of the folds of skin bordering the vulva.
  3. Botany[Bot.]the lower lip of a bilabiate corolla.
  4. Insects[Entomol.]the posterior, unpaired member of the mouthparts of an insect, formed by the united second maxillae.
Etymology:
  • Latin: lip, akin to lambere to lick, lap3. See labrum1, lip
  • 1590–1600


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

labia /ˈleɪbɪə/ n
  1. the plural of labium



labium /ˈleɪbɪəm/ n ( pl -bia / -bɪə/)
  1. a lip or liplike structure
  2. any one of the four lip-shaped folds of the female vulva
Etymology: 16th Century: New Latin, from Latin: lip



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