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posttonic

[pohst-ton-ik] /poʊstˈtɒn ɪk/
adjective
1.
immediately following a stressed syllable:
a posttonic syllable; a posttonic vowel.
Origin of posttonic
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
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