r-color

noun
r-col·​or | \ ˈär-ˌkə-lər How to pronounce r-color (audio) \

Definition of r-color

: an acoustic effect of a simultaneously articulated \r\ imparted to a vowel by retroflexion or constriction of the tongue

Other Words from r-color

r-colored \ ˈär-​ˌkə-​lərd How to pronounce r-colored (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of r-color

1935, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near r-color

RCM

RCMP

RCN

r-color

rcpt

rctg

rcvr

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“R-color.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/r-color. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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