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oralist

[awr-uh-list, ohr-] /ˈɔr ə lɪst, ˈoʊr-/
noun
1.
an advocate of oralism.
2.
a deaf person who communicates through lipreading and speech.
adjective
3.
of or relating to oralism.
Compare manualist.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; oral + -ist
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