preconsonantal

adjective pre·con·so·nan·tal \ ˌprē-ˌkän(t)-sə-ˈnan-tᵊl , -ˈnen- \
variants: or pre-consonantal

Definition of preconsonantal

: occurring immediately before a consonant
  • preconsonantal vowel duration

First Known Use of preconsonantal

1896

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