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Noun: vowel  vaw-ul
  1. A speech sound made with the vocal tract open
    - vowel sound
  2. A letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel

Derived forms: vowels

Type of: alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet, phone, sound, speech sound

Encyclopedia: Vowel