prevocalic

adjective

pre·​vo·​cal·​ic ˌprē-vō-ˈka-lik How to pronounce prevocalic (audio)
-və-
: immediately preceding a vowel

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of prevocalic was in 1899

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Cite this Entry

“Prevocalic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prevocalic. Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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