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speech defect involving excessive use or unusual pronunciation of the phoneme `l'
Pronunciation of other sounds, typically r, as l.
Origin: from Greek letter λάμδα (lambda)
a fault in speaking or in composition, which consists in too frequent use of the letter l, or in doubling it erroneously
a defect in pronunciation of the letter l when doubled, which consists in giving it a sound as if followed by y, similar to that of the letters lli in billion
the use of the sound of l for that of r in pronunciation; lallation; as, Amelican for American
Origin: [L. lambdacismus, Gr. , fr. la`mbda the letter lambda ().]
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