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Meaning of CACUMINAL

Pronunciation:  ku'kyoomunl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  (linguistics) pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate
 

CACUMINAL is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: backward, retroflex
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ca*cu"mi*nal\, a. [L. cacumen, cacuminis, the top,
point.] (Philol.)
Pertaining to the top of the palate; cerebral; -- applied to
certain consonants; as, cacuminal (or cerebral) letters.

 

 

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