lallation

noun
lal·​la·​tion | \ la-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce lallation (audio) \

Medical Definition of lallation

1 : infantile speech
2 : a defective articulation of the letter l, the substitution of \l\ for another sound, or the substitution of another sound for \l\ — compare lambdacism sense 2

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“Lallation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lallation. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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