Meaning of labiolingual in English:

labiolingual

Pronunciation /ˌleɪbɪə(ʊ)ˈlɪŋɡw(ə)l/

adjective

  • 1Phonetics
    Of a sound: articulated with the lips and the tongue.

  • 2Dentistry
    Of or relating to the labial and lingual sides of a (front) tooth; designating an axis or plane passing through these sides of a tooth; existing or occurring in this plane.

noun

Phonetics
  • A speech sound articulated with the lips and the tongue; a labiolingual sound.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Alexander Melville Bell (1819–1905). From labio- + -lingual.