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dentilingual

[den-ti-ling-gwuh l] /ˌdɛn tɪˈlɪŋ gwəl/ Phonetics
adjective
1.
articulated with the tongue near or touching the front teeth; interdental.
noun
2.
a dentilingual sound.
Origin of dentilingual
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; denti- + lingual
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British Dictionary definitions for dentilingual

dentilingual

/ˌdɛntɪˈlɪŋɡwəl/
adjective
1.
(phonetics) pronounced or articulated with the tongue touching the upper teeth
noun
2.
a consonant so pronounced
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dentilingual in Medicine

dentilingual den·ti·lin·gual (děn'tə-lĭng'gwəl)
adj.
Relating to the teeth and tongue.

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