- affricate(def 1).
- of or relating to an affricate.
- articulated as an affricate.
- another word for affricate
- of, relating to, or denoting an affricate
1879, perhaps via German, from Latin affricat-, past participle stem of affricare “rub against,” from ad- (see ad-) + fricare “to rub” (see friction).