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acroterion

[ak-ruh-teer-ee-on, -ee-uh n] /ˌæk rəˈtɪər iˌɒn, -i ən/
noun, plural acroteria
[ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh] /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i ə/ (Show IPA)
Origin of acroterion
< Greek akrōtḗrion topmost part, extremity, equivalent to akrō- acro- + -tērion suffix designating a place for
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