Acroamatics

Acroamat′ics

Esoterical lectures; the lectures of Aristotle, which none but his chosen disciples were allowed to attend. Those given to the public generally were called exoteric. (Acroamatic is a Greek word, meaning “delivered to an audience”, to attend lectures.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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