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See also: Labia and lábia

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin labia (lips), plural of labium (lip).

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NounEdit

labia pl (normally plural, singular labium)

  1. (anatomy) The folds of tissue at the opening of the vulva.

Usage notesEdit

Though usually used as a plural, this noun is also attested as a singular with plural labias or labiae.

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

labia f (genitive labiae); first declension

  1. lip

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative labia labiae
genitive labiae labiārum
dative labiae labiīs
accusative labiam labiās
ablative labiā labiīs
vocative labia labiae

NounEdit

labia

  1. nominative plural of labium
  2. accusative plural of labium
  3. vocative plural of labium

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin labia.

NounEdit

labia f (oblique plural labias, nominative singular labia, nominative plural labias)

  1. (10th century) lip
    • circa 980, La Vie de Saint Léger
      La labia li ad restaurat
      He [=God] restored his lip to him

Usage notesEdit

  • The Vie de Saint Léger citation is the only known recorded usage of the term.