proparoxytone(redirected from Proparoxitone)
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(Phonetics & Phonology) (in Ancient Greek) of, relating to, or denoting words having an acute accent on the third syllable from the end
(Phonetics & Phonology) a proparoxytone word
[C18: from Greek proparoxutonos; see pro-2, paroxytone]
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|Noun||1.||proparoxytone - word having stress or acute accent on the antepenult|
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
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