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triph•thong



Pronunciation: (trif'thông, -thong, trip'-), [key]
n.
1. Phonet.a monosyllabic speech-sound sequence perceived as being made up of three differing vowel qualities, as the pronunciation of our, esp. in r-dropping dialects.
2. (not in technical use) a trigraph.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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