interconsonantal

[ in-ter-kon-suh-nan-tl ]
/ ˌɪn tərˌkɒn səˈnæn tl /

adjective Phonetics. (usually of a vowel)

immediately following a consonant and preceding a consonant, as the a in pat.

Nearby words

  1. intercompany,
  2. interconfessional,
  3. interconnect,
  4. interconnectedness,
  5. interconnection,
  6. intercontinental,
  7. intercontinental ballistic missile,
  8. interconversion,
  9. interconvert,
  10. intercooler

Origin of interconsonantal

First recorded in 1930–35; inter- + consonantal

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