perispomenon

noun peri·spome·non \ ˌperəˈspämənən , -pōm- , -məˌnän \

Definition of perispomenon

plural perispomena
: a word having the circumflex accent on the last syllable

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Origin and Etymology of perispomenon

Greek perispōmenon neuter of perispōmenos, present passive participle of perispan to pronounce with a circumflex accent, draw off from around, from peri- + span to draw


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