continuant

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noun con·tin·u·ant \ kən-ˈtin-yü-ənt \

Definition of continuant

1 :something that continues or serves as a continuation
2 :a speech sound (such as a fricative or vowel) that is produced without a complete closure of the breath passage — compare stop

continuant

adjective

First Known Use of continuant

1861


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