la·​bio·​ve·​lar ˌlā-bē-ō-ˈvē-lər How to pronounce labiovelar (audio)
: both labial and velar
the labiovelar sound \w\
labiovelar noun

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First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of labiovelar was in 1894

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“Labiovelar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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