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vocalic

adjective vo·cal·ic \ vō-ˈka-lik , və- \

Definition of vocalic

1 : marked by or consisting of vowels
2 a : being or functioning as a vowel
b : of, relating to, or associated with a vowel

vocalically

play \vō-ˈka--li-k(ə-)lē, və-\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of vocalic

Latin vocalis vowel, from vocalis vocal


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vocalic

noun

Definition of vocalic

: a vowel sound or sequence in its function as the most sonorous part of a syllable

First Known Use of vocalic

1924

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