Meaning of guttural

gut•tur•al

Pronunciation: (gut'ur-ul), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the throat.
  2. harsh; throaty.
  3. pertaining to or characterized by a sound articulated in the back of the mouth, as the non-English velar fricative sound (&khlig;).
—n.
  1. a guttural sound.
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