[ faw-kuhl ]
/ ˈfɔ kəl /
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pertaining to the fauces or opening of the throat.
- exploded into the pharynx, as the release of the t-sound of catnip or the d-sound of madness.
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British Dictionary definitions for faucal
/ (ˈfɔːkəl) /
anatomy of or relating to the fauces
phonetics articulated in that part of the vocal tract between the back of the mouth and the larynx; pharyngeal
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