[ in-lout ]
/ ˈɪnˌlaʊt /
noun, plural in·lau·te [in-lou-tuh] /ˈɪnˌlaʊ tə/, in·lauts. Linguistics.
medial position in a word, especially as a conditioning environment in sound change.
a sound in this position.
- inland marine insurance,
- inland revenue,
- inland sea,
- inlay graft,
Origin of inlaut
1890–95; < German, equivalent to in- in-1 + Laut sound
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