labret


labret

noun

  1. an ornament worn in a pierced hole in the lip.

noun

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

n.ornament inserted into a lip, 1843 (first reference is to Eskimo men), from Latin labrum “lip” (see labrum) + -et, as in anklet, bracelet, etc.

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