audiphone

noun
au·​di·​phone | \ ˈȯdəˌfōn \
plural -s

Definition of audiphone

: an instrument consisting of a diaphragm or plate that is placed against the teeth and conveys sound vibrations to the inner ear enabling persons with certain types of deafness to hear more or less distinctly

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First Known Use of audiphone

1880, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for audiphone

audi- (from Latin audire to hear) + -phone

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The first known use of audiphone was in 1880

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“Audiphone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/audiphone. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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