Words starting with l

Words and definitions

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: Of or pertaining to the lips or labia; as, labial veins.

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: Furnished with lips; as, a labial organ pipe.

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: Articulated, as a consonant, mainly by the lips, as b, p, m, w.

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: Modified, as a vowel, by contraction of the lip opening, as / (f/d), / (/ld), etc., and as eu and u in French, and o, u in German. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 11, 178.

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: Of or pertaining to the labium; as, the labial palpi of insects. See Labium.

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: A letter or character representing an articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the lips, as b, p, w.

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue pipe.

Meaning of Labial

Labial means: One of the scales which border the mouth of a fish or reptile.

Meaning of Labialism

Labialism means: The quality of being labial; as, the labialism of an articulation; conversion into a labial, as of a sound which is different in another language.

Meaning of Labialization

Labialization means: The modification of an articulation by contraction of the lip opening.

Words and definitions

Meaning of Zygodactylae

Zygodactylae means: The zygodactylous birds. In a restricted sense applied to a division of birds which includes the barbets, toucans, honey guides, and other related birds.

Meaning of Zygodactyle

Zygodactyle means: Any zygodactylous bird.

Meaning of Zygodactyl

Zygodactyl means: Alt. of Zygodactyle

Meaning of Zygobranchiate

Zygobranchiate means: Of or pertaining to the Zygobranchia.

Meaning of Zygobranchia

Zygobranchia means: A division of marine gastropods in which the gills are developed on both sides of the body and the renal organs are also paired. The abalone (Haliotis) and the keyhole limpet (Fissurella) are examples.

Meaning of Zygenid

Zygenid means: Any one of numerous species of moths of the family Zygaenidae, most of which are bright colored. The wood nymph and the vine forester are examples. Also used adjectively.

Meaning of Zygapophysis

Zygapophysis means: One of the articular processes of a vertebra, of which there are usually four, two anterior and two posterior. See under Vertebra.

Meaning of Zygapophyses

Zygapophyses means: of Zygapophysis

Meaning of Zygantrum

Zygantrum means: See under Zygosphene.

Meaning of Zygantra

Zygantra means: of Zygantrum

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