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cacuminal


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cacuminal  \Ca*cu"mi*nal\,  a.  [L.  cacumen,  cacuminis  the  top 
  point.]  (Philol.) 
  Pertaining  to  the  top  of  the  palate;  cerebral;  --  applied  to 
  certain  consonants;  as  cacuminal  (or  cerebral)  letters. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cacuminal 
  adj  :  (linguistics)  pronounced  with  the  tip  of  the  tongue  turned 
  back  toward  the  hard  palate  [syn:  {retroflex}] 




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