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Adjective: guttural  gú-tu-rul
  1. Like the sounds of frogs and crows
    "acres of guttural frogs"; "a guttural voice";
    - croaky
  2. Relating to or articulated in the throat
    "the glottal stop and uvular 'r' and 'ch' in German 'Bach' are guttural sounds"
Noun: guttural  gú-tu-rul
  1. A consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
    - guttural consonant, pharyngeal, pharyngeal consonant

Derived forms: gutturals

See also: cacophonic, cacophonous

Type of: consonant

Encyclopedia: Guttural