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acroamatic


acroamatic


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Acroamatic  \Ac`ro*a*mat"ic\,  Acroamatical  \Ac`ro*a*mat"ic*al\, 
  a.  [Gr.  ?,  fr  ?  to  hear.] 
  Communicated  orally;  oral;  --  applied  to  the  esoteric 
  teachings  of  Aristotle,  those  intended  for  his  genuine 
  disciples,  in  distinction  from  his  exoteric  doctrines,  which 
  were  adapted  to  outsiders  or  the  public  generally.  Hence: 
  Abstruse;  profound.