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oxytone

[ok-si-tohn] /ˈɒk sɪˌtoʊn/
adjective
1.
having an acute accent on the last syllable.
noun
2.
an oxytone word.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < Greek oxýtonos sharp-toned. See oxy-1, tone
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British Dictionary definitions for oxytone

oxytone

/in the classical Greek language ˈɒksɪˌtəʊn/
adjective
1.
(of a word) having an accent on the final syllable
noun
2.
an oxytone word
Word Origin
C18: from Greek oxytonos, from oxus sharp + tonos tone
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