Macrotone
Macrotone Mac"ro*tone, n. [Gr. ? stretched out. See {Macro-}, and {Tone}.] (Pron.) Same as {Macron}. [1913 Webster]

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  • macrotone — ˈmacrotone rare 0. [? f. macro + tone. Cf. Gr. µακρότον ος stretched out.] = macron. in Webster; and in later Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Macron — Ma cron, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? long.] (Pron.) A short, straight, horizontal mark [ ], placed over vowels to denote that they are to be pronounced with a long sound; as, [=a], in d[=a]me; [=e], in s[=e]am, etc. Syn: macrotone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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