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Noun: ejective
  1. A type of consonant in some languages, e.g., Hausa, produced by sudden release of pressure from the glottis.
    "The vast majority of ejective consonants noted in the world's languages consists of stops or affricates, and all ejective consonants are obstruents.";
    - ejective consonant

Derived forms: ejectives

Type of: consonant

Encyclopedia: Ejective