Meaning of acrostic

a•cros•tic

Pronunciation: (u-krô'stik, u-kros'tik), [key]
— n.
  1. a series of lines or verses in which the first, last, or other particular letters when taken in order spell out a word, phrase, etc.
—adj.
  1. of, like, or forming an acrostic.
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