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Origin of lingual
OTHER WORDS FROM linguallin·gual·ly, adverbpre·lin·gual, adjectivepre·lin·gual·ly, adverb
Words nearby lingual
Example sentences from the Web for lingual
While there were more cars on the roads than in previous days, the city was a far cry from its multi-lingual bustling self.
Even the most seasoned and respected multi-lingual social workers would never earn that much in a year.
They spoke with « London accents, » but many of the Panthers are multi-lingual.
For 45 minutes, not the least effort in any lingual direction was made; no one said a word for three-quarters of an hour.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
He was daily impressed with the lingual attainments of foreigners and his own lack of them.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
Shell greyish, spire long and tapering to a point; 12210 teeth on its lingual ribbon.Our British Snails|John William Horsley
They were bi-lingual, being in English and in coast Arabic, in which dialect Bones was something of a master.The Keepers of the King's Peace|Edgar Wallace
In the limpets the lingual ribbon is proportionately long, and is easily removed for examination.The Sea Shore|William S. Furneaux
British Dictionary definitions for lingual
- rare of or relating to language or languages
- (in combination)polylingual