subapical

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

sub- +‎ apical

Adjective[edit]

subapical (comparative more subapical, superlative most subapical)

  1. Below an apex.
    • 1894, Joel Asaph Allen, Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (page 108)
      The ears are brownish, more or less rusty, the extreme edge whitish, particularly on the posterior border, the apical third externally with a submargin of black, expanding towards the tip into a broad blackish subapical spot.
  2. (phonetics) Pronounced with the underside of the tongue.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /subapiˈkal/, [su.β̞a.piˈkal]

Adjective[edit]

subapical (plural subapicales)

  1. subapical