from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Cleft lip. No longer in scientific use.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A congenital malformation of the upper lip, reminiscent of the mouth of a hare.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A lip, commonly the upper one, having a fissure of perpendicular division like that of a hare.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A congenital fissure or vertical division of the upper lip: so called from its supposed resemblance to the lip of a hare.
  • n. The hare-lipped sucker, Quassilabia lacera, a catostomid fish remarkable for the conformation of the mouth, which suggests a harelip.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a congenital cleft in the middle of the upper lip


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