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fricative

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Adjective, Noun
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fric=a=tive

CIDE DICTIONARY

fricativea. [See Frication.].
     Produced by the friction or rustling of the breath, intonated or unintonated, through a narrow opening between two of the mouth organs; uttered through a close approach, but not with a complete closure, of the organs of articulation, and hence capable of being continued or prolonged; -- said of certain consonantal sounds, as f, v, s, z, etc.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

fricative, adj. & n. Phonet.
--adj. made by the friction of breath in a narrow opening.
--n. a consonant made in this way, e.g. f and th.

Etymology
mod.L fricativus f. L fricare rub

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