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English definition of “acrostic”

acrostic

noun [C]     /əˈkrɒs.tɪk/ US  /-ˈkrɑː.stɪk/ specialized
a text , usually a poem , in which particular letters , such as the first letters of each line , spell a word or phraseMiscellaneous games and activitiesPieces of writing
(Definition of acrostic noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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