[ok-si-tohn]Classical Greek Grammar
- having an acute accent on the last syllable.
- an oxytone word.
Origin of oxytone
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- (of a word) having an accent on the final syllable
- an oxytone word
C18: from Greek oxytonos, from oxus sharp + tonos tone