laryngealist

adjective
la·​ryn·​geal·​ist | \ lə-ˈrin-j(ē-)ə-list How to pronounce laryngealist (audio) , ˌler-ən-ˈjē-ə-, ˌla-rən- \

Definition of laryngealist

linguistics : assuming the presence of laryngeals in the prehistoric Indo-European language a laryngealist hypothesis

Other Words from laryngealist

laryngealist noun

First Known Use of laryngealist

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for laryngealist

laryngeal entry 2 + -ist entry 2

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“Laryngealist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laryngealist. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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