Meaning of vocoid

vo•coid

Pronunciation: (vō'koid), [key]
— Phonet. Phonet.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a sound produced without stoppage or obstruction of the flow of air in the vocal tract; vowellike.
—n.
  1. a vocoid sound. Cf.
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