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contoid

[ kon-toid ]
/ ˈkɒn tɔɪd /
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adjective
of or relating to a sound characterized by stoppage or obstruction of the flow of air in the vocal tract; consonantlike.
a contoid sound.
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Origin of contoid

First recorded in 1940–45; con(sonan)t + -oid
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