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labrum Line breaks: la¦brum
Pronunciation: /ˈleɪbrəm/

Definition of labrum in English:

noun (plural labra ˈleɪbrə)

Zoology
A structure corresponding to a lip, especially the upper border of the mouthparts of a crustacean or insect.

Derivatives

labral
adjective

Origin

Early 18th century: from Latin, literally 'lip'; related to labium.

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