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continuant

continuant

noun con·tin·u·ant \-yü-ənt\

Definition of CONTINUANT

1
:  something that continues or serves as a continuation
2
:  a speech sound (as a fricative or vowel) that is produced without a complete closure of the breath passage — compare stop
continuant adjective

First Known Use of CONTINUANT

1861

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