aurist [awr-ist] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a physician specializing in the treatment of ear diseases; otologist.
Origin of aurist First recorded in 1670–80;+ Examples from the Web for aurist Historical Examples of aurist
I want an aurist who knows all about the ear and what can be done for its disorders.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The thing Miriam dreaded most acutely was a visit with Minna to her aurist.
He was distinguished, also, as an oculist and aurist, and removed a particle of iron from the cornea by means of a magnet.
Mr. Dalby, the aurist, to whom I gave one of these instruments, tells me he uses it for diagnoses.
At parting he asked me to go with him next day to his physician, Dr. Smetana, who had gained some repute as an aurist.
Alexander Wheelock Thayer
British Dictionary definitions for aurist aurist noun
- a former name for audiologistSee