guttural


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Guttural \Gut"tur*al\, a. [L. guttur throat: cf. F. gutural.]
   Of or pertaining to the throat; formed in the throat;
   relating to, or characteristic of, a sound formed in the
   throat.
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         Children are occasionally born with guttural swellings.
                                                  --W. Guthrie.
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         In such a sweet, guttural accent.        --Landor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Guttural \Gut"tur*al\, n.
   A sound formed in the throat; esp., a sound formed by the aid
   of the back of the tongue, much retracted, and the soft
   palate; also, a letter representing such a sound.
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