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Definitions for sublingual
sʌbˈlɪŋ gwəlsub·lin·gual

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sublingualadjective

    beneath the tongue


  1. sublingualadjective

    Beneath the tongue

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sublingualadjective

    Placed under the tongue.

    Etymology: sublingual, French; sub and lingua, Lat.

    Those subliming humours should be intercepted, before they mount to the head, by sublingual pills. Gideon Harvey, on Consumption.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sublingualadjective

    situated under the tongue; as, the sublingual gland

  2. Sublingualadjective

    of or pertaining to the sublingual gland; as, sublingual salvia

  3. Etymology: [Pref. sub + lingual: cf. F. sublingual.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sublingual

    sub-ling′gwal, adj. under the tongue.


  1. Sublingual

    beneath the tongue; applied to a pair of salivary glands in bees.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sublingual in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sublingual in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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