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acroterion

[ ak-ruh-teer-ee-on, -ee-uhn ]
/ ˌæk rəˈtɪər iˌɒn, -i ən /
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noun, plural ac·ro·te·ri·a [ak-ruh-teer-ee-uh]. /ˌæk rəˈtɪər i ə/.

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Origin of acroterion

<Greek akrōtḗrion topmost part, extremity, equivalent to akrō-acro- + -tērion suffix designating a place for
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