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[ak-ron, -ruh n]
  1. the unsegmented, preoral portion of the body of an arthropod.
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Origin of acron

< New Latin < Greek ákron, neuter singular of ákros; see acro-
Related formsac·ro·nal [ak-ruh-nl] /ˈæk rə nl/, adjective
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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.

    An Epitome of the History of Medicine

    Roswell Park

  • 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.