Definition of paroxytonic in English:

paroxytonic

adjective

  • Characterized by a paroxytone or paroxytones; designating a language in which the majority of words are paroxytones.

Origin

Late 19th century. From paroxytone + -ic, perhaps after French paroxytonique.

Pronunciation

paroxytonic

/pəˌrɒksɪˈtɒnɪk/