r-color

or r-col·or·ing

[ ahr-kuhl-er or ahr-kuhl-er-ing ]
/ ˈɑrˌkʌl ər or ˈɑrˌkʌl ər ɪŋ /

noun Phonetics.

the auditory quality of an r-sound given to a vowel, resulting from retroflex articulation or bunching of the tongue.
Also called r-qual·i·ty [ahr-kwol-i-tee] /ˈɑrˌkwɒl ɪ ti/.

Related forms

r-col·ored, adjective
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