Meaning of acroatic in English:

acroatic

Pronunciation /ˌakrəʊˈatɪk/

adjective

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Stanley (1625–1678), poet and classical scholar. From classical Latin acroāticus and its etymon ancient Greek ἀκροατικός of or for hearing, designed for hearing only from ἀκροατής hearer, disciple (from ἀκροᾶσθαι to hear + -τής, suffix forming agent nouns) + -ικός.