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labium

1. a lip or liplike structure
2. any one of the four lip-shaped folds of the female vulva
3. the fused pair of appendages forming the lower lip of insects
4. the lower lip of the corolla of labiate flowers

labium

[′lā·bē·əm]
(biology)
A liplike structure.
The lower lip, as of a labiate corolla or of an insect.
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Jupiter, Terra Mater and Mercurius received two altars each, while among those honored by a single altar one can mention Silvanus, Neptunus and Nymphae, Janus Geminus etc.
Emergents such as Typha latifolia, Nymphae tetragonea, and Myriophyllum exalbescens are found within RLA's littoral zone.
Gilman has examined the nineteenth-century fascination with such physical features of Hottentot women, describing in particular the "hypertrophy of the labia and nymphae caused by manipulation of the genitalia and considered beautiful by the Hottentots and Bushman" (Difference and Pathology: Stereotypes of Sexuality, Race, and Madness [Cornell U.
Exstinctum Nymphae crudeli funere Daphnin flebant (uos coryli testes et ilumina Nymphis), cum complexa sui corpus miserabile nati, atque deos atque astra uocat crudelia mater.
Gc = Glossophaga commissarisi, Vn = Vampyressa nymphae, Vh = Vampyrops helleri.
169 dixerat et nymphis: nymphae uelamina ponunt, 215 campus erat, campi claudebant ultima colles, 280 hic ubi nunc urbs est, tum locus urbis erat, 401 ferret opem certe si non ope mater egeret, 421 illa loco nomen fecit, locus ipse Lupercis, 579 uina quoque instillat; uini quodcumque relictum est.
It is surrounded by a modified tropical rain forest vegetation with aquatic macrophytes such as Pistia stratiotes, Canna indica, Nymphae lotus, Banhima sp.