Definitions for ear trumpet

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ear′ trum`pet(n.)

  1. a trumpet-shaped device held to the ear for amplifying sounds, formerly used as an aid to hearing.

Origin of ear trumpet:

1770–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hearing aid, ear trumpet(noun)

    a conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person

Wiktionary

  1. ear trumpet(Noun)

    A conical shape designed to channel sound to the apex, which was placed in the ear, to serve as a hearing aid.

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