ac·​ro·​ama | \ ˌa-krō-ˈa-mə, -ˈä- \
plural acroamata\ ˌa-​krō-​ˈa-​mə-​tə , -​ˈä-​ \

Definition of acroama

: an acroamatic teaching or doctrine

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First Known Use of acroama

1579, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acroama

Greek akroama, literally, something heard, from akroasthai to listen; probably akin to Greek akros topmost and to Greek ous ear

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“Acroama.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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