[ 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-

Related forms

ac·ro·nal [ak-ruh-nl] /ˈæk rə nl/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for acron

  • Romulus advanced at the head of his troops, while Acron appeared likewise in the fore-front of the invaders.

  • 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.