rhotacism

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rho·ta·cism

(rō'tă-sizm),
Mispronunciation of the "r" sound.
[G. rhō, the letter r]

rhotacism

[rō′təsizm]
a speech disorder consisting of imperfect pronunciation of the [r] sound. Also called pararhotacism. Compare lallation.

rho·ta·cism

(rō'tă-sizm)
Mispronunciation of the "r" sound.
[G. rhō, the letter r]

rhotacism

(ro'ta-sizm) [Gr. rhotakizein, to overuse letter “r”]
Overuse or improper utterance of “r” sounds.
Synonym: pararhotacism