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  1. lambdacism(noun)

    speech defect involving excessive use or unusual pronunciation of the phoneme `l'

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  1. lambdacism(Noun)

    Pronunciation of other sounds, typically r, as l.

  2. Origin: from Greek letter λάμδα (lambda)

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  1. Lambdacism(noun)

    a fault in speaking or in composition, which consists in too frequent use of the letter l, or in doubling it erroneously

  2. Lambdacism(noun)

    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

  3. Lambdacism(noun)

    the use of the sound of l for that of r in pronunciation; lallation; as, Amelican for American

  4. Origin: [L. lambdacismus, Gr. , fr. la`mbda the letter lambda ().]


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