Entry: fricatives (n.)
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Definition: Of a consonant-sound: Produced by the friction of the breath through a narrow opening between two of the mouth-organs.
Other: This usage sounds a lot more vulgar than it is:
1883 I. Taylor Alphabet I. iii. §3. 181 Cheth‥a ‘fricative faucal’, was a strongly marked continuous guttural sound produced at the back of the palate.
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Source: Oxford English Dictionary