intervocalic

adjective
in·​ter·​vo·​cal·​ic | \ ˌin-tər-vō-ˈka-lik How to pronounce intervocalic (audio) \

Definition of intervocalic

: immediately preceded and immediately followed by a vowel

Other Words from intervocalic

intervocalically \ ˌin-​tər-​vō-​ˈka-​li-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce intervocalically (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of intervocalic

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Intervocalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intervocalic. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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