acroamatic

adjective
ac·​ro·​a·​mat·​ic | \ ¦a-krō-ə-¦ma-tik \
variants: or less commonly acroamatical \ ¦a-​krō-​ə-​¦ma-​tə-​kəl \

Definition of acroamatic

: told orally to chosen disciples only : esoteric

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First Known Use of acroamatic

1635, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acroamatic

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

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“Acroamatic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acroamatical. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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