velar: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vē'lur), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a velum, esp. the soft palate.
  2. articulated with the back of the tongue held close to or touching the soft palate.
  1. a velar sound.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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