akropodion

noun
ak·​ro·​po·​di·​on | \ ˌa-krə-ˈpō-dē-ən, -ˌän \
plural -s

Definition of akropodion

: the most prominent point on the back of the heel

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First Known Use of akropodion

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for akropodion

New Latin, from Greek, diminutive of akropous extremity of the leg, foot, from akr- acr- + pous foot

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“Akropodion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/akropodion. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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