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Meaning of consonantism

con•so•nant•ism

Pronunciation: (kon'su-nun-tiz"um), [key]
— n.
  1. the system of consonants of a particular language.
  2. the nature, distribution, or phonology of the consonants of a word, group of words, or language.
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