palatovelar

adjective
pal·a·to·ve·lar | \ ˌpa-lə-tō-ˈvē-lər \

Definition of palatovelar 

1 : of or relating to the hard palate and soft palate

2 of a speech sound : alternatively, simultaneously, or successively palatal and velar

Other words from palatovelar

palatovelar noun plural palatovelars

First Known Use of palatovelar

1895, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for palatovelar

palate + -o- + velar

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21 Aug 2018

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