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proparoxytone

[proh-pa-rok-si-tohn] /ˌproʊ pæˈrɒk sɪˌtoʊn/
adjective
1.
having an accent or heavy stress on the antepenultimate syllable.
noun
2.
a proparoxytone word.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; < Greek proparoxýtonos. See pro-2, paroxytone
Related forms
proparoxytonic
[proh-pa-rok-si-ton-ik] /ˌproʊ pæˌrɒk sɪˈtɒn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pro paroxytone

proparoxytone

/ˌprəʊpəˈrɒksɪˌtəʊn/
adjective
1.
(in Ancient Greek) of, relating to, or denoting words having an acute accent on the third syllable from the end
noun
2.
a proparoxytone word
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Word Origin
C18: from Greek proparoxutonos; see pro-², paroxytone
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