mouill'e

Mouill\'e

Mouil`l['e]"\, a. [F., lit., wet.] (Phon.) Applied to certain consonants having a "liquid" or softened sound; e.g., in French, l or ll and gn (like the lli in million and ni in minion); in Italian, gl and gn; in Spanish, ll and [~n]; in Portuguese, lh and nh.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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