in·​ter·​vo·​cal·​ic ˌin-tər-vō-ˈka-lik How to pronounce intervocalic (audio)
: immediately preceded and immediately followed by a vowel
intervocalically adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intervocalic was in 1887

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“Intervocalic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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