alveolar

Definitions of alveolar
  1. adjective
    pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs
  2. adjective
    pertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw
    alveolar processes”
  3. noun
    a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
    synonyms: alveolar consonant, dental, dental consonant
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    type of:
    consonant
    a speech sound that is not a vowel
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