paracme

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παρακμή (parakmḗ), corresponding to para- + acme.

Noun[edit]

paracme (plural paracmes)

  1. A point beyond the highest or greatest.
  2. (medicine) A point after the crisis of a fever is past.

References[edit]

  • OED 2nd edition 1989