otacousticon
otacoustic ot`a*cous"tic, otacousticon ot`a*cous"ti*con, n. An instrument to facilitate hearing, as an ear trumpet. [1913 Webster]

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  • otacousticon — noun /əʊtəˈkuːstɪkɒn/ An instrument to aid hearing, such as an ear trumpet or hearing aid. [...] Gyges invisible ring, or some rare perspective glass, or otacousticon, which would so multiply species that a man might hear and see all at once… …   Wiktionary

  • otacousticon — …   Useful english dictionary

  • otacoustic — ot a*cous tic, otacousticon ot a*cous ti*con, n. An instrument to facilitate hearing, as an ear trumpet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ear trumpet — noun A conical shape designed to channel sound to the apex, which was placed in the ear, to serve as a hearing aid. Syn: otacousticon …   Wiktionary

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