Paracrostic Par`a*cros"tic, n. [Pref. para- + acrostic.] A poetical composition, in which the first verse contains, in order, the first letters of all the verses of the poem. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]

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  • paracrostic — /par ə krosˈtik/ noun A poem whose initial letters reproduce its first verse ORIGIN: ↑para 1 and ↑acrostic …   Useful english dictionary

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