Dentilingual

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Dentilingual Produced by applying the tongue to the teeth or to the gums; or representing a sound so formed. "The letters of this fourth, dentilingual or linguidental, class, viz., d, t, s, z, l, r."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • dentilingual Formed between the teeth and the tongue: said especially of the two th sounds of thin and this, less properly of the sounds generally called dental (which see). Also called linguadental.
    • n dentilingual A consonant formed between the teeth and the tongue.
    • n dentilingual Less properly dentolingual.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Dentilingual den-ti-ling′-gwal formed between the teeth and the tongue, as th in thin, this
    • n Dentilingual a consonant so formed.—Also Dentoling′ual
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. dens, tooth + E. lingual,