from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology and botany, an element of many compounds of Greek origin, referring to the top, tip, point, apex, summit, or edge of anything. In a few compounds acro- (acr-) improperly represents Latin acer, acris, sharp, pungent: as, acronarcotic, acrolein.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of or pertaining to something that combines acrobatic elements with that of something else.


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