Philtrum

/ˈfɪltrəm/

Origin

1600–10; < Latin: love philter < Greek phíltron love philter, dimple in upper lip. See phil-, -tron (Source: dictionary.com)

Early 17th century (in sense ‘love potion’): Latin, from Greek philtron ‘love potion’. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Philtrum

Philtrum

noun

  1. Anatomy. the vertical groove on the surface of the upper lip, below the septum of the nose.
  2. a philter.
  3. the indentation above the upper lip

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Philtrum

n.

  1. The vertical indentation in the midline of the upper lip.infranasal depression

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Philtrum

noun

  1. The vertical groove between the base of the nose and the border of the upper lip.

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Nearby words

philosophize , philosophy , philosophy of life , philter , philtre , phimosis , phimotic , phineas , phineus , phish

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