Mouille definition

mo͝o-yā
Pronounced as a palatal sound, as the ll in French fille.
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(phonet.) Palatalized, as the sound of Spanish ñ in cañon or French ll in fille.
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(phonetics) Describing a palatal or palatalized consonant, particularly one historically derived from /l/ or /n/.
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Origin of mouille

  • French past participle of mouiller to moisten, palatalize from Old French moillier to soften by soaking moil

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French, wet, moist.

    From Wiktionary