laminal

adjective lam·i·nal \ ˈla-mə-nᵊl \

Definition of laminal

1 : laminar
2 : produced with the blade of the tongue (such as \sh\, \zh\, \ch\, \j\, or \y\) — compare apical

First Known Use of laminal

1825

in the meaning defined at sense 1

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Medical Dictionary

laminal

adjective lam·i·nal \ ˈlam-ən-ᵊl \

medical Definition of laminal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up laminal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to coax or persuade

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

May 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • spring-flowers
  • Which is a synonym of raillery?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!