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

Definition of perispomenon



  1. :  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 — more at span

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to criticize severely

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