Definition of alalus
alali\ˈa-lə-ˌlī; (ˈ)ā-ˈlā-, -ˈla-\ or
alaloi\ˈa-lə-ˌlȯi; (ˈ)ā-ˈlā-, -ˈla-\
: a hypothetical hominid lacking the faculty of speech
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Origin and Etymology of alalus
New Latin, from Greek alalos speechless, from a- 2a- + lalos loquacious
First Known Use: 1876See Words from the same year
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