lambdacism


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lambdacism

 [lam´dah-sizm]
inability to utter the l sound.

lamb·da·cism

(lam'dă-sizm),
1. Mispronunciation or disarticulation of the letter l.
2. Substitution of the letter l for the letter r.
[G. lambda, the letter L]

lambdacism

(lăm′dă-sĭzm) [Gr. lambdakismos]
1. Stammering of the “l” sound.
2. An inability to pronounce the “l” sound properly.
3. Substitution of “l” for “r” in speaking.
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