One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of a speech sound: articulated with the tongue simultaneously or successively touching the palate and velum. Also (occasionally): either palatal or velar.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in Peter Giles (1860–1935), philologist and college head. From palato- + velar.
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