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faucal

[faw-kuh l] /ˈfɔ kəl/
adjective
1.
pertaining to the fauces or opening of the throat.
2.
Phonetics.
  1. pharyngeal.
  2. exploded into the pharynx, as the release of the t- sound of catnip or the d- sound of madness.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; fauc(es) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for faucal

faucal

/ˈfɔːkəl/
adjective
1.
(anatomy) of or relating to the fauces
2.
(phonetics) articulated in that part of the vocal tract between the back of the mouth and the larynx; pharyngeal
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