Definition of Cacuminals

1. Noun. (plural of cacuminal) ¹



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Definition of Cacuminals

1. cacuminal [n] - See also: cacuminal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cacuminals

cactus cats
cactus euphorbia
cactus family
cactus mouse
cactus wren
cactuses
cactuslike
cactusy
cacumate
cacumated
cacumates
cacumating
cacumen
cacumina
cacuminal
cacuminals (current term)
cacuminate
cacuminous
cadambine
cadamine
cadance
cadances
cadaster
cadasters
cadastral
cadastrally
cadastre
cadastres
cadaver
cadaver dog

Literary usage of Cacuminals

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1. Introduction to the Science of Language by Archibald Henry Sayce (1880)
"A further cross division will be into liquids, gutturals, dentals, palatals, labio-dentals, and labials, to which may be added the linguals or cacuminals ..."

2. A Short Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin for Schools and Colleges by Victor Henry (1892)
"... s is always equivalent to English ah;' the cerebrals (cacuminals) are denoted by a dot underneath the letter in question, egn In Greek, the quantity is ..."

3. The Languages of the Seat of War in the East: With a Survey of the Three by Friedrich Max Müller (1855)
"The proper translation would have been " cacuminals." "Cerebrals" is wrong in every respect; for no letter is pronounced by means of the brain, ..."

4. A Comparative Grammar of the Indo-Germanic Languages: A Concise Exposition by Karl Brugmann, Robert Seymour Conway, William Henry Denham Rouse (1888)
"The cerebrals (cacuminals) i, th, d, dh are uttered with the tip of the tongue turned up and drawn back into the dome of the palate. va is the guttural, ..."

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