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perispomenon

/ (ˌpɛrɪˈspəʊməˌnɒn) /

adjective

(of a Greek word) bearing a circumflex accent on the last syllable

noun

a word having such an accent

Nearby words

perisigmoiditis, perisperm, perispermatitis, perisplanchnitis, perisplenitis, perispomenon, perispondylitis, perispore, perissodactyl, peristalith, peristalsis

Word Origin for perispomenon

from Greek, from peri- (around) + spaein to pull, draw
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