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(of a consonant) pronounced with the teeth and the tongue; dental.
- ‘I had left the guttural Hindi sounds of Asia at home and was now luxuriating in the labial and dentilingual areas of Oceanian languages.’
- ‘Callum spoke posh English, his accent all mellifluous vowels and dentilingual consonants.’
Late 19th century: from Latin dens, dent- tooth + lingual.
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