- lingua franca,
- lingua geographica,
- lingua geral,
- lingua nigra,
- lingua plicata,
- lingual artery,
- lingual brace,
- lingual follicle,
- lingual goiter,
- lingual gyrus
Origin of lingual
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.
- rare of or relating to language or languages
- (in combination)polylingual
1640s, from Medieval Latin lingualis "of the tongue," from Latin lingua "tongue," also "speech, language," from Old Latin dingua, from PIE *dnghu- "tongue" (cf. Old English tunge, Gothic tuggo "tongue;" see tongue). Altered in Latin probably in part by association with lingere "to lick."