[ lam-duh-siz-uhm ]
/ ˈlæm dəˌsɪz əm /
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excessive use of the sound l, its misarticulation, or its substitution for the sound r.
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British Dictionary definitions for lambdacism
/ (ˈlæmdəˌsɪzəm) /
excessive use or idiosyncratic pronunciation of l
another word for lallation
Word Origin for lambdacism
C17: from Late Latin labdacismus, from Greek
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