acroamatic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀκροαματικός (akroamatikós, for hearing only) from ἀκροάομαι (akroáomai, listen)

Adjective[edit]

acroamatic (comparative more acroamatic, superlative most acroamatic)

  1. abstruse, esoteric
  2. oral; intended for listeners; applied to the esoteric teachings of Aristotle, those intended for his genuine disciples, in distinction from his exoteric or public doctrines

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