alveopalatal

adjective

al·​ve·​o·​pal·​a·​tal
¦alvē(ˌ)ō¦-
variants or alveolopalatal
al¦vēə(ˌ)lō-
: being in the more palatal of two positions between alveolar and palatal compare palato-alveolar

Word History

Etymology

alveol- + palatal

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alveopalatal was in 1928

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“Alveopalatal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alveopalatal. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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