post·​vo·​cal·​ic ˌpōs(t)-vō-ˈka-lik How to pronounce postvocalic (audio)
: immediately following a vowel

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International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postvocalic was in 1890

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“Postvocalic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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