< /ˈleɪ brə/. Archaeology.
- an ornamented bathtub of ancient Rome.
noun plural -bra (-brə)
- a lip or liplike part, such as the cuticular plate forming the upper lip of insects
n.lip or lip-like part, 1816, in various anatomical and zoological uses, from Latin labrum, cognate with labium “lip” (see lip (n.)). Also noted mid-15c. as the name of some herb. n. pl. la•bra (-brə)
- A lip-shaped anatomical edge, rim, or structure.