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Meaning of OXYTONE

Pronunciation:  '√Ęksi`town

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  word having stress or an acute accent on the last syllable
 

OXYTONE is a 7 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: word

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ox"y*tone\, a. [Gr. ???; ??? sharp + ??? tone.]
    Having an acute sound; (Gr. Gram.), having an acute accent on
    the last syllable.
    
    
  2. \Ox"y*tone\, n.
    1. An acute sound.
    
    2. (Gr. Gram.) A word having the acute accent on the last
       syllable.
    
    
 

 

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