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u•vu•lar



Pronunciation: (yOO'vyu-lur), [key]
adj.
1. of or pertaining to the uvula.
2. Phonet.articulated with the back of the tongue held close to or touching the uvula, as in the r-sound of Parisian French.

n.
Phonet.a uvular sound.

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