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Definition of velum (noun)
- a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
- synonyms: veil
- a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
- synonyms: soft palate
Source: Princeton University Wordnet