Lambdacism

Definition of Lambdacism

Lamb´da`cism
n.1.A fault in speaking or in composition, which consists in too frequent use of the letter l, or in doubling it erroneously.
2.A defect in pronunciation of the letter l when doubled, which consists in giving it a sound as if followed by y, similar to that of the letters lli in billion.
3.The use of the sound of l for that of r in pronunciation; lallation; as, Amelican for American.

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defect of speech, speech defect, speech disorder
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