epiglottal

adjective
epi·​glot·​tal | \ ˌe-pə-ˈglä-tᵊl How to pronounce epiglottal (audio) \
variants: or less commonly epiglottic \ ˌe-​pə-​ˈglä-​tik How to pronounce epiglottal (audio) \

Definition of epiglottal

: of, relating to, or produced with the aid of the epiglottis

First Known Use of epiglottal

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Epiglottal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epiglottal. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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