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labiodental

[ ley-bee-oh-den-tl ]
/ ˌleɪ bi oʊˈdɛn tl /
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adjective
articulated with the lower lip touching the upper front teeth, as f or v, or, rarely, with the upper lip touching the lower front teeth.
noun
a labiodental speech sound.
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Origin of labiodental

First recorded in 1660–70; labio- + dental
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British Dictionary definitions for labiodental

labiodental
/ (ˌleɪbɪəʊˈdɛntəl) phonetics /

adjective
pronounced by bringing the bottom lip into contact or near contact with the upper teeth, as for the fricative (f) in English fat, puff
noun
a labiodental consonant
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Medical definitions for labiodental

labiodental
[ lā′bē-ō-dĕntl ]

adj.
Relating to the lips and teeth.
Articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth, as the sounds (f) and (v).
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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