post·​con·​so·​nan·​tal ˌpōst-ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈnan-tᵊl How to pronounce postconsonantal (audio)
: existing or occurring after a consonant
a postconsonantal vowel

Word History

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postconsonantal was in 1905

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Cite this Entry

“Postconsonantal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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