[ ak-ron, -ruhn ]

  1. the unsegmented, preoral portion of the body of an arthropod.

Origin of acron

<New Latin <Greek ákron, neuter singular of ákros;see acro-

Other words from acron

  • ac·ro·nal [ak-ruh-nl], /ˈæk rə nl/, adjective

Words Nearby acron Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use acron in a sentence

  • acron of Agrigentum was a contemporary of Pythagoras, and affirmed that experience is the only true foundation of the healing art.

  • From the bounds of ancient Corythus acron the Greek had come, leaving for exile a bride half won.

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

  • 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.