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aural2

[awr-uh l] /ˈɔr əl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the ear or to the sense of hearing.
Origin of aural2
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin aur(is) the ear + -al1
Related forms
aurally, adverb
Can be confused
aural, oral.
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  • He could hear them aurally now, but he kept watching them, esper-fashion.

    The Legion of Lazarus Edmond Hamilton
British Dictionary definitions for aurally

aural1

/ˈɔːrəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the sense or organs of hearing; auricular
Derived Forms
aurally, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Latin auris ear

aural2

/ˈɔːrəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to an aura
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Word Origin and History for aurally

aural

adj.

1847, "pertaining to the ear," from Latin auris "ear" (see ear (n.1)) + -al (1). Meaning "received or perceived by ear" is attested from 1860. Related: Aurally.

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aurally in Medicine

aural au·ral1 (ôr'əl)
adj.
Relating to or perceived by the ear.

aural au·ral2 (ôr'əl)
adj.
Characterized by or relating to an aura.

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