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consonantal

[kon-suh-nan-tl] /ˌkɒn səˈnæn tl/
adjective
1.
of, or of the nature of, a consonant.
2.
marked by consonant sounds.
Also, consonantic.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; consonant + -al1
Related forms
consonantally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for consonantal

consonantal

/ˌkɒnsəˈnæntəl/
adjective
1.
relating to, functioning as, or constituting a consonant, such as the semivowel w in English work
2.
consisting of or characterized by consonants: a consonantal cluster
Derived Forms
consonantally, adverb
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