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(especially in ancient Greek) having an acute accent on the last syllable but one.Compare with oxytone
A word with a paroxytone accent.
Mid 18th century: from modern Latin paroxytonus, from Greek paroxutonos, from para- alongside + oxutonos sharp pitch.
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