r-color

noun r-col·or \ ˈär-ˌkə-lər \

Definition of r-color

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

r-colored

play \ˈär-ˌkə-lərd\ adjective

First Known Use of r-color

1935

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