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[ak-ron, -ruh n] /ˈæk rɒn, -rən/
the unsegmented, preoral portion of the body of an arthropod.
Origin of acron
< New Latin < Greek ákron, neuter singular of ákros; see acro-
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[ak-ruh-nl] /ˈæk rə nl/ (Show IPA),
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  • acron of Agrigentum was a contemporary of Pythagoras, and affirmed that experience is the only true foundation of the healing art.

  • Romulus kills acron, routs the enemies, and returns to offer to Jupiter Feretrius the opima spolia taken from that prince.

    History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
  • Romulus advanced at the head of his troops, while acron appeared likewise in the fore-front of the invaders.

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