One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(especially in ancient Greek) having an acute accent on the penultimate syllable.
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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