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labret

[ ley-bret ]
/ ˈleɪ brɛt /
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noun

an ornament worn in a pierced hole in the lip.

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Origin of labret

1855–60; <Latin labr(um) lip + -et
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British Dictionary definitions for labret

labret
/ (ˈleɪbrɛt) /

noun

a piece of bone, shell, etc; inserted into the lip as an ornament by certain peoples

Word Origin for labret

C19: from Latin labrum lip
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