Origin of lingual
Related formslin·gual·ly, adverbpre·lin·gual, adjectivepre·lin·gual·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for lingual
This refers to a twofold mode of pronouncing the Palatal and Lingual consonants, whether plain or aspirated.Elements of Gaelic Grammar|Alexander Stewart
Hibbard suggested that the decrease in size of the plate, and its restriction to the lingual side, may be a function of age.
In several specimens, however, the re-entrant fold is absent from the lingual surface of M1.North American Jumping Mice (Genus Zapus)|Philip H. Krutzsch
Most of our education aims only to give him lingual expression; and drawing and music are considered accomplishments merely!Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy.|Elizabeth P. Peabody
Its mucous membrane is devoid of papillæ, but contains numerous lymphoid follicles—the lingual tonsil.
British Dictionary definitions for lingual
- rare of or relating to language or languages
- (in combination)polylingual