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  Definition of retroflex
  1. articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate; "Indian accents can be characterized by the fact that speakers retroflex their consonants"
  2. bend or turn backward
  3. pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate
  4. bent or curved backward
Similar Words: replicate, cacuminal, retroflexed

 

Derivational Morphology: retroflection, retroflexion

 

 
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