Meaning of uvular

u•vu•lar

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