Definitions for labellumləˈbɛl əm; -ˈbɛl ə

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  1. labellum(Noun)

    The lower central petal of orchid flowers, usually developed to be showy and attract pollinators.

  2. Origin: From labellum, diminutive of labrum, from lavo.

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  1. Labellum(noun)

    the lower or apparently anterior petal of an orchidaceous flower, often of a very curious shape

  2. Labellum(noun)

    a small appendage beneath the upper lip or labrum of certain insects

  3. Origin: [L., dim. of labrum lip.]

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  1. Labellum

    Labellum is the Latin diminutive of labium, meaning lip. These are anatomical terms used descriptively in biology, for example in entomology and botany.


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