peri·​spome·​non | \ ˌperəˈspämənən, -pōm-, -məˌnän \
plural perispomena

Definition of perispomenon

: a word having the circumflex accent on the last syllable

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History and Etymology for 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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“Perispomenon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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