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Relating to any velum, especially the velum palati.
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a. Of or relating to a velum.
b. Concerning or using the soft palate.
2. Articulated with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate, as (g) in good and (k) in king.
A velar consonant.
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Relating to any velum, especially the velum palatinum.
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velar(vē′lăr) [L. velum, a veil]
Pert. to a velum or veil-like structure.
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