VOCULE

Etymology

Noun

vocule (plural vocules)

(phonetics) A short or weak utterance; a faint or feeble sound, as when separating the lips in pronouncing p or b.

Source: Wiktionary


Voc"ule, n. Etym: [L. vocula, dim. of vox, vocis, voice.] (Phon.)

Definition: A short or weak utterance; a faint or feeble sound, as that heard on separating the lips in pronouncing p or b. Rush.

– Voc"u*lar, a.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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