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velar British & World English

Relating to a veil or velum

post-velar British & World English

Anatomy behind or at the back of the velum or soft palate; specifically (Phonetics) articulated with the tongue against the rear half of the velum or soft palate.

palato-velar British & World English

Of a speech sound: articulated with the tongue simultaneously or successively touching the palate and velum. Also (occasionally): either palatal or velar.