Etymology
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affricative (n.)

in phonetics, 1879 (perhaps from German); the elements are -ive + Latin affricat-, past participle stem of affricare "rub against," from assimilated form of ad "to" (see ad-) + fricare "to rub" (see friction).

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Definitions of affricative

affricative (n.)
a composite speech sound consisting of a stop and a fricative articulated at the same point (as `ch' in `chair' and `j' in `joy');
Synonyms: affricate / affricate consonant
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