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Definitions of alveolar:
  • noun:   a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
  • adjective:   pertaining to the tiny air sacs of the lungs
  • adjective:   pertaining to the alveolar ridge
    Example: "Alveolar consonant"

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