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aural

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[ awr-uhl ]
/ ˈɔr əl /
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adjective
of or relating to an aura.
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Origin of aural

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First recorded in 1865–70; aur(a) + -al1

Other definitions for aural (2 of 2)

aural2
[ awr-uhl ]
/ ˈɔr əl /

adjective
of or relating to the ear or to the sense of hearing.

Origin of aural

2
First recorded in 1840–50; from Latin aur(is) “the ear” + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM aural

au·ral·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH aural

aural , oral
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British Dictionary definitions for aural (1 of 2)

aural1
/ (ˈɔːrəl) /

adjective
of or relating to the sense or organs of hearing; auricular

Derived forms of aural

aurally, adverb

Word Origin for aural

C19: from Latin auris ear

British Dictionary definitions for aural (2 of 2)

aural2
/ (ˈɔːrəl) /

adjective
of or relating to an aura
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Medical definitions for aural (1 of 2)

aural 22
[ ôrəl ]

adj.
Characterized by or relating to an aura.

Medical definitions for aural (2 of 2)

aural 11
[ ôrəl ]

adj.
Relating to or perceived by the ear.
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