Meaning of labiovelarization in English:

labiovelarization

Pronunciation /ˌleɪbɪə(ʊ)ˌviːlərʌɪˈzeɪʃn/

noun

(also labiovelarisation)
Phonetics
  • The modification of a speech sound into a labiovelar sound; labiovelar articulation.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Bulletin of the School of Oriental Studies. From labio- + velarization, after labiovelar, labiovelarized.