Meaning of labiopalatal in English:

labiopalatal

Pronunciation /ˌleɪbɪə(ʊ)ˈpalətl/

adjective

Phonetics
  • Of a speech sound: articulated with the front of the tongue against or approximated to the hard palate and the lips rounded.

    The preferred term is now labial-palatal.

noun

Phonetics
  • A speech sound articulated with the front of the tongue against or approximated to the hard palate and the lips rounded; a labiopalatal speech sound.

    The preferred term is now labial-palatal.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From labio- + palatal.