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NOUN (1)

1. a consonant that is produced with the tongue and other speech organs;


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. consisting of or related to language;
- Example: "linguistic behavior"
- Example: "a linguistic atlas"
- Example: "lingual diversity"
[syn: linguistic, lingual]

2. pertaining to or resembling or lying near the tongue;
- Example: "lingual inflammation"
- Example: "the lingual surface of the teeth"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lingual \Lin"gual\ (l[i^][ng]"gwal), a. [L. lingua tongue: cf. F. lingual. See Tongue, and cf. Language.] 1. Of or pertaining to the tongue; uttered by the aid of the tongue; glossal; as, the lingual nerves; a lingual letter. [1913 Webster] 2. lying near the tongue; especially, in dentistry, on the surface of the tooth next to the tongue. Contrasted with buccal, the side of a tooth touching the cheek, i. e. the side opposite to the lingual side. [PJC] Lingual ribbon. (Zool.) See Odontophore. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Lingual \Lin"gual\, n. A consonant sound formed by the aid of the tongue; -- a term especially applied to certain articulations (as those of t, d, th, and n) and to the letters denoting them. [1913 Webster] Note: In Sanskrit grammar certain letters, as [.t], [.t]h, [dsdot], [dsdot]h, [.n], are called linguals, cerebrals, or cacuminals. They are uttered with the tip of the tongue turned up and drawn back into the dome of the palate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

lingual adj 1: consisting of or related to language; "linguistic behavior"; "a linguistic atlas"; "lingual diversity" [syn: linguistic, lingual] [ant: nonlinguistic] 2: pertaining to or resembling or lying near the tongue; "lingual inflammation"; "the lingual surface of the teeth" n 1: a consonant that is produced with the tongue and other speech organs
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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