vocoid

noun
vo·​coid | \ ˈvōˌkȯid \
plural -s

Definition of vocoid

: a vowel or vowel glide completely devoid of oral friction consider certain weak vocoids as constituting nonsignificant transition sounds— K. L. Pike

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History and Etymology for vocoid

vocal + -oid

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“Vocoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vocoid. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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