from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as acroamatic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Same as acroamatic.


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Ancient Greek ἀκροατικός (akroatikos, "of or proper to hearing"), from ἀκροᾶσθαι (akroasthai, "to hear").


  • To the class of acroatic writings belong all the extant works and also the lost treatises, anatomai

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • It is customary to distinguish, on the authority of Gellius, two classes of Aristotelean writings: the exoteric, which were intended for the general Public, and the acroatic, which were intended merely for the limited circle of those who were well versed in the phraseology and modes of thought of the School.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize


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  • JM likes the progression from matters acroamatic to acroatic matters

    October 26, 2009