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Overview of noun alveolar

The noun alveolar has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. alveolar consonant, dental consonant, alveolar, dental

(a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge)


Overview of adj alveolar

The adj alveolar has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (8) alveolar

(pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs)

2. alveolar

(pertaining to the sockets of the teeth or that part of the upper jaw; "alveolar processes")

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