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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ley-bee-uh]
    • /ˈleɪ bi ə/
    • /ˈleɪ.biə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ley-bee-uh]
    • /ˈleɪ bi ə/

Definitions of labia word

  • noun labia plural of labium. 1
  • noun plural labia a lip or liplike part. 1
  • noun plural labia Anatomy. a lip or lip-shaped structure or part. any of the folds of skin bordering the vulva. 1
  • noun plural labia Botany. the lower lip of a bilabiate corolla. 1
  • noun plural labia Entomology. the posterior, unpaired member of the mouthparts of an insect, formed by the united second maxillae. 1
  • noun labia The inner and outer folds of the vulva, at either side of the vagina. 1

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Origin of labia

First appearance:

before 1590
One of the 37% oldest English words
1590-1600; < Latin: lip, akin to lambere to lick, lap3. See labrum1, lip

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Parts of speech for Labia


labia popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 84% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for labia

noun labia

  • rim — the outer edge, border, margin, or brink of something, especially of a circular object.
  • spout — to emit or discharge forcibly (a liquid, granulated substance, etc.) in a stream or jet.
  • projection — a projecting or protruding part. Synonyms: overhang, protrusion, jut.
  • border — The border between two countries or regions is the dividing line between them. Sometimes the border also refers to the land close to this line.
  • nozzle — a projecting spout, terminal discharging pipe, or the like, as of a hose or bellows.

Antonyms for labia

noun labia

  • interior — being within; inside of anything; internal; inner; further toward a center: the interior rooms of a house.
  • middle — equally distant from the extremes or outer limits; central: the middle point of a line; the middle singer in a trio.
  • inside — on the inner side or part of; within: inside the circle; inside the envelope.
  • center — a point equally distant from all points on the circumference of a circle or surface of a sphere
  • kindness — the state or quality of being kind: kindness to animals.

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