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Meaning of ASSIBILATE

Pronunciation:  u'sibu`leyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  change into a sibilant; "In the syllable /si/, the /s/ sibilates in Japanese"
  2. [v]  insert a sibilant sound before or after (another sound)
 

ASSIBILATE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: change, sibilate

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\As*sib"i*late\, v. t. [L. assibilatus, p. p. of
assibilare to hiss out; ad + sibilare to hiss.]
To make sibilant; to change to a sibilant. --J. Peile.

 

 

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