properispomenon

noun
pro·​per·​i·​spom·​e·​non | \ˌprōˌperəˈspäməˌnän, -spōm-, -nən\
plural properispomena\-​mənə \

Definition of properispomenon 

: a word having the circumflex accent on the penult

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History and Etymology for properispomenon

Greek properispōmenon, from neuter of properispōmenos, present passive participle of properispan to pronounce the penultimate syllable with a circumflex accent, from pro- pro- entry 1 + perispan to pronounce with a circumflex accent

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