acrophony

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἄκρος (acros, uppermost, beginning) + φωνή (phōnē, sound). acro- +‎ -phony

Noun[edit]

acrophony (plural acrophonies)

  1. Naming letters in an alphabetic writing system using words whose initial sounds are represented by the respective letters.
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