otacoustic

noun
ot·​acoustic | \ ¦ōt+ \
plural -s

Definition of otacoustic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an otacoustic instrument

otacoustic

adjective
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Definition of otacoustic (Entry 2 of 2)

: assisting the sense of hearing

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History and Etymology for otacoustic

Noun

Greek ōtakoustein to listen, eavesdrop (from ōt- ot- + akoustos heard, audible) + English -ic

Adjective

French otacoustique, from Greek ōtakoustein to listen, eavesdrop + French -ique -ic

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“Otacoustic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otacoustic. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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