uvular

adjective
uvu·​lar | \ˈyü-vyə-lər \

Definition of uvular 

1 : of or relating to the uvula uvular glands

2 : produced with the aid of the uvula a uvular sound

First Known Use of uvular

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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