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- adj. laryngeal
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. See laryngeal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as laryngeal.
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It is plain that the air about to be forced from the glottis is flung back by some muscular action and set to vibrating in the laryngean cavity, thus giving the sound its croaking quality when the elastic current is finally released.