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English definition of “Cupid's bow”

Cupid's bow

noun [C usually singular]     /ˌkjuː.pɪdzˈbəʊ/ US  /-ˈboʊ/
If you have a Cupid's bow , you have an upper lip with two strong curves in it.The mouth and throat
(Definition of Cupid's bow noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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