acroamatic

adjective

ac·​ro·​a·​mat·​ic
¦a-krō-ə-¦ma-tik
variants or less commonly acroamatical
¦a-krō-ə-¦ma-tə-kəl
: told orally to chosen disciples only : esoteric

Word History

Etymology

Greek akroamatikos, from akroamat-, akroama + -ikos -ic

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acroamatic was in 1635

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“Acroamatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acroamatic. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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