Acron



the unsegmented, preoral portion of the body of an arthropod.
Historical Examples

Romulus kills acron, routs the enemies, and returns to offer to Jupiter Feretrius the opima spolia taken from that prince.
History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

acron of Agrigentum was a contemporary of Pythagoras, and affirmed that experience is the only true foundation of the healing art.
An Epitome of the History of Medicine Roswell Park

Romulus advanced at the head of his troops, while acron appeared likewise in the fore-front of the invaders.
Romulus, Makers of History Jacob Abbott

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