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acr-

combining form

Definition of acr-

  1. 1 :  beginning :  end :  tip <acronym>

  2. 2 a :  top :  peak :  summit <acropetal> b :  height <acrophobia>



Variants of acr-

or acro-

Origin of acr-

Middle French or Greek; Middle French acro-, from Greek akr-, akro-, from akros topmost, extreme; akin to Greek akmē point — more at edge


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