Velar definition

vēlər
Articulated with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate, as (g) in good and (k) in king.
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Of or relating to a velum.
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Concerning or using the soft palate.
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Articulated with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate, as (g) in good and (k) in king.
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Of or relating to a velum.
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Concerning or using the soft palate.
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A velar consonant.
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(phonetics) Articulated at the velum or soft palate.
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(mycology) Referring to a veil.
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(phonetics) A sound articulated at the soft palate.
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A velar consonant.
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Of a velum; esp., of the soft palate.
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(phonet.) Articulated with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate, as (k) followed by a back vowel as in cup.
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A velar sound.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
velar
Plural:
velars

Origin of velar

  • From Latin velaris.

    From Wiktionary