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  • n. The public lectures or published writings of Aristotle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. The public lectures or published writings of Aristotle. See esoterics.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which is publicly taught; popular instruction, especially in philosophy: originally applied to the public lectures and published writings of Aristotle.

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Examples

  • From the Five Temples (Go-zari) students constantly flocked to China, where they received instructions in the exoterics and esoterics of Buddhism, as modified by the creed of

    A History of the Japanese People From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era

  • There were times when the thought of presenting herself as a candidate for admission into the band of literary exoterics seemed to Edna unpardonably presumptuous, almost sacrilegious, and she shrank back, humbled and abashed; for writers were teachers, interpreters, expounders, discoverers, or creators --

    St. Elmo. A Novel.

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