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retroflex

ret·ro·flex

retroflex

pronunciation:
re t fleks
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: bent or turned backward.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a sound that is pronounced with the tip of the tongue raised and turned back against the roof of the mouth.
derivation: retroflexed (adj.)
Word Parts
The word retroflex contains the following part:
retro- Latin prefix that means back, backward, behind