Origin of auricular
Examples from the Web for auricular
Historical Examples of auricular
It appears that many are opposed to celibacy of the clergy and auricular confession.The Philippine Islands
Auricular confession is nothing else than a most stupendous imposture.
Is this not sufficient to warn you of the danger of auricular confession?
But let us come to my first lesson in Auricular Confession, No!
The latter are all cordate, while in the normal the upper leaves are auricular.The Sea Shore
William S. Furneaux
1540s, "auditory" (originally of confessions), from Medieval Latin auricularis, from Latin auricula (see auricle). Meaning "pertaining to the ear" is from 1640s.