ca·cu’mi·nal (-mə-nəl) adj.
pronounced with the tip of the tongue curled back toward or against the hard palate; retroflex; cerebral. a cacuminal sound. adjective Also called cerebral. relating to or denoting a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue turned back towards the hard palate noun a consonant articulated in this manner
an ill-bred man, especially one who behaves in a dishonorable or irresponsible way toward women. British Archaic. a local town boy or youth, as contrasted with a university or public school student. a servant at a university or public school. computer-aided design. Contemporary Examples TV’s 6 Most Toxic Bachelors The Daily Beast Video June 27, […]
Surveying. (of a map or survey) showing or including boundaries, property lines, etc. of or relating to a cadastre. Historical Examples Studies on Homer and the Homeric Age, Vol. 1 of 3 W. E. Gladstone Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 6 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8 Various Encyclopaedia Britannica, […]
a dead body, especially a human body to be dissected; corpse. Contemporary Examples The NYPD Unearths the Etan Patz Missing-Child Case 33 Years Later Michael Daly April 19, 2012 Don’t Believe the G-Spot Hype! Debby Herbenick PhD April 24, 2012 Historical Examples Pandemic Jesse Franklin Bone The Elements of Bacteriological Technique John William Henry Eyre […]