lallation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lallation gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby
    • n lallation defective articulation of the `l' phoneme or the phoneme `r' is pronounced as `l'
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lallation An imperfect enunciation of the letter r, in which it sounds like l.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lallation An imperfect pronunciation of the letter r, whereby it is made to sound like l. See lambdacism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lallation la-lā′shon lambdacism (q.v.).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. lallare, to sing lalla, or lullaby: cf. F. lallation,