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ləˈbɛl əm; -ˈbɛl əla·bel·lum

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  1. labellumnoun

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Labellumnoun

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

  2. Labellumnoun

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

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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Labellum

    la-bel′um, n. the lower petal of a flower, esp. an orchis. [L., dim. of labium, a lip.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of labellum in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of labellum in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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