consonantal

adjective

con·​so·​nan·​tal ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈnan-tᵊl How to pronounce consonantal (audio)
-ˈnen-
: relating to, being, or marked by a consonant or group of consonants

Word History

First Known Use

1795, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of consonantal was in 1795

Dictionary Entries Near consonantal

Cite this Entry

“Consonantal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consonantal. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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