from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having lips or liplike parts.
- adj. Botany Having or characterizing flowers with the corolla divided into two liplike parts, as in the snapdragon.
- adj. Botany Of or belonging to the mint family Labiatae.
- n. A plant belonging to the Labiatae.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having lips or liplike parts
- adj. having the corolla divided into two liplike parts
- adj. of, or belonging to the mint family (Labiatae).
- n. a plant of the mint family (Labiatae)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To labialize.
- adj. Having the limb of a tubular corolla or calyx divided into two unequal parts, one projecting over the other like the lips of a mouth, as in the snapdragon, sage, and catnip.
- adj. Belonging to a natural order of plants (Labiatæ), of which the mint, sage, and catnip are examples. They are mostly aromatic herbs.
- n. A plant of the order Labiatæ.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lipped; having parts which are shaped or arranged like lips.
- n. A plant of the natural order Labiatæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having lips or parts that resemble lips
Latin labium, lip; see labium + -ate1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)