Definition of laminal in English:

laminal

adjective

Phonetics
  • (of a consonant) formed with the blade of the tongue touching the alveolar ridge.

    • ‘The blade is immediately behind the tip, lies opposite the alveolar ridge of the upper mouth when the tongue is in a state of rest, and sounds made with the blade are laminal.’

Origin

1950s: from lamina + -al.

Pronunciation:

laminal

/ˈlamɪn(ə)l/