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Synonyms of alveolar

Noun


1. alveolar consonant, dental consonant, alveolar, dental, consonant

usage: a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

Adjective


1. alveolar

usage: pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs

2. alveolar

usage: pertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw; "alveolar processes"

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