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velar

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adjective ve·lar \ˈvē-lər\

Definition of velar

  1. 1 :  formed with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate <the velar \k\ of \ˈkül\ cool>

  2. 2 :  of, forming, or relating to a velum and especially the soft palate

velar noun


Origin of velar

New Latin velaris, from velum


First Known Use: 1876


Medical Dictionary

velar

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adjective ve·lar \ˈvē-lər\

Medical Definition of velar

  1. :  of, forming, or relating to a velum and especially the soft palate




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "velar" Spanish Central: Translation of "velar"


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