al·​ve·​o·​pal·​a·​tal | \ ¦alvē(ˌ)ō¦- \
variants: or alveolopalatal \ al¦vēə(ˌ)lō-​ \

Definition of alveopalatal

: being in the more palatal of two positions between alveolar and palatal — compare palato-alveolar

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First Known Use of alveopalatal

1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alveopalatal

alveol- + palatal

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“Alveopalatal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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