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guttural

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adjective gut·tur·al \ˈgə-tə-rəl, ˈgə-trəl\

Simple Definition of guttural

  • : formed or pronounced in the throat

Full Definition of guttural

  1. 1 :  articulated in the throat <guttural sounds>

  2. 2 :  velar

  3. 3 :  being or marked by utterance that is strange, unpleasant, or disagreeable

guttural noun
gut·tur·al·ism play \ˈgə-tə-rə-ˌli-zəm, ˈgə-trə-\ noun

Origin of guttural

Middle French, probably from Medieval Latin gutturalis, from Latin guttur throat


First Known Use: 1594


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guttural

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adjective gut·tur·al \ˈgət-ə-rəl, ˈgə-trəl\

Medical Definition of guttural

  1. :  of or relating to the throat




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