[proh-pa-rok-si-tohn]Classical Greek Grammar
- having an accent or heavy stress on the antepenultimate syllable.
- a proparoxytone word.
Origin of proparoxytone
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- (in Ancient Greek) of, relating to, or denoting words having an acute accent on the third syllable from the end
- a proparoxytone word
C18: from Greek proparoxutonos; see pro- ², paroxytone