< /ləˈbɛl ə/. 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 plural -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