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os•tra•con



Pronunciation: (os'tru-kon"), [key]
n.,
pl. -caPronunciation: (-ku). [key]

(in ancient Greece) a potsherd, esp. one used as a ballot on which the name of a person voted to be ostracized was inscribed. Also,ostrakon.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

ostracodermostrakon

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