velarize

verb
ve·​lar·​ize | \ ˈvē-lə-ˌrīz \
velarized; velarizing

Definition of velarize

transitive verb

: to modify (a sound, such as the \l\ of \ˈpül\ pool) by a simultaneous velar articulation

First Known Use of velarize

1915, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for velarize

velar + -ize

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Dictionary Entries near velarize

velaric

velarium

velarization

velarize

velar r

velate

velated

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