melomaniac

noun
melo·​ma·​ni·​ac | \ ˌmel-ō-ˈmā-nē-ˌak How to pronounce melomaniac (audio) \

Medical Definition of melomaniac

1 : an individual exhibiting melomania
2 : an individual (as a person or dog) that is inordinately and abnormally affected by musical or other tones in certain ranges of sound

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“Melomaniac.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/melomaniac. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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