"nasal" in the noun sense
1. nasal consonant, nasal
a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed
2. nasal, nasal bone, os nasale
an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
"nasal" in the adjective sense
1. rhinal, nasal
of or in or relating to the nose
2. adenoidal, pinched, nasal
sounding as if the nose were pinched
"a whining nasal voice"
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