acronymic, acronymous /euh kron"euh meuhs/, adj.acronymically, adv.
/ak"reuh nim/, n.
1. a word formed from the initial letters or groups of letters of words in a set phrase or series of words, as Wac from Women's Army Corps, OPEC from Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or loran from long-range navigation.
2. an acrostic.
3. to make an acronym of: The committee's name has been acronymed MIKE.
[1940-45; ACR- + -ONYM]

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