uvular

adjective
uvu·​lar | \ ˈyü-vyə-lər How to pronounce uvular (audio) \

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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“Uvular.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uvular?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=u&file=uvular01. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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