Velum - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈviːləm|  American pronunciation of the word velum
Brit.  |ˈviːləm|  British pronunciation of the word velum

noun

- a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms (syn: veil)
- a muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
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