Having a quality imparted by means of the nose; and
specifically, made by lowering the soft palate, in some cases with
closure of the oral passage, the voice thus issuing (wholly or
partially) through the nose, as in the consonants m, n, ng (see Guide
to Pronunciation, // 20, 208); characterized by resonance in the nasal
passage; as, a nasal vowel; a nasal utterance.
An elementary sound which is uttered through the nose, or
through both the nose and the mouth simultaneously.
A medicine that operates through the nose; an errhine.
Part of a helmet projecting to protect the nose; a nose