velar meaning and definitionDefinition and meaning of velar at MeaningMonkey.org. velar meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.
Definition of velar (noun)
- a consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate
- synonyms: velar consonant
Definition of velar (adjective)
- of or relating to the velum
- produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate (as `k' in `cat' and `g' in `gun' and `ng' in `sing')
Source: Princeton University Wordnet