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English definition of “alveolar”

alveolar

adjective (JAW)    /ˌæl.viˈəʊ.lər/ US  /ælˈviː.ə.lɚ/ specialized
relating to the holes in the jaw that hold the roots of the teeth : the alveolar ridge The mouth and throat
(Definition of alveolar adjective (JAW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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