labiovelarize

[ley-bee-oh-vee-luh-rahyz]

verb (used with or without object), la·bi·o·ve·lar·ized, la·bi·o·ve·lar·iz·ing. Phonetics.

to make or become labiovelar.

Also especially British, la·bi·o·ve·lar·ise.

Origin of labiovelarize

First recorded in 1935–40; labiovelar + -ize
Related formsla·bi·o·ve·lar·i·za·tion, noun
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