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1. Of or relating to the throat.
2. Having a harsh grating quality, as certain sounds produced in the back of the mouth.
3. Linguistics Velar.

[French, from New Latin gutturālis, from Latin guttur, throat.]

gut′tur·al·ism, gut′tur·al′i·ty (-ə-răl′ĭ-tē), gut′tur·al·ness n.
gut′tur·al·ly adv.
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Her stage presence was great, but her beauty of vocal tone needed a shot of gutturalness to convey gipsy passion - not that there was really much to get excited about with such a generally limp-wristed swarm of men around her.