An object such as a small piece of shell, bone, or stone inserted into the lip as an ornament in some cultures.
- Internally threaded labrets are sold in 3 pieces: ball, post and removable pad.
- While researching my MA thesis, I came across one burial whose mandible showed evidence of having worn two labrets during his lifetime.
Mid 19th century: diminutive of labrum.
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