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From Ancient Greek ὀξύτονος (oxútonos).

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oxytone (not comparable)

  1. (linguistics, of a word) Having the stress or an acute accent on the last syllable.

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oxytone (plural oxytones)

  1. (linguistics) A word with the stress or an acute accent on the last syllable.

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