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[luh-bel-uh m] /ləˈbɛl əm/

noun, plural labella
[luh-bel-uh] /ləˈbɛl ə/ (Show IPA). Botany.
the petal of an orchid that differs more or less markedly from the other petals, often forming the most conspicuous part; the lip.
noun (pl) -la (-lə)
the part of the corolla of certain plants, esp orchids, that forms a distinct, often lobed, lip
a lobe at the tip of the proboscis of a fly


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