Acroamatical
Acroamatic Ac`ro*a*mat"ic, Acroamatical Ac`ro*a*mat"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to hear.] Communicated orally; oral; -- applied to the esoteric teachings of Aristotle, those intended for his genuine disciples, in distinction from his exoteric doctrines, which were adapted to outsiders or the public generally. Hence: Abstruse; profound. [1913 Webster]

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