auriculate

au•ric•u•late
[[t]ɔˈrɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt[/t]] adj.
bio shaped like an ear
Etymology: 1705–15

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Auriculate — Au*ric u*late, Auriculated Au*ric u*la ted, a. [See {Auricle}.] (Biol.) Having ears or appendages like ears; eared. Esp.: (a) (Bot.) Having lobes or appendages like the ear; shaped like the ear; auricled. (b) (Zo[ o]l.) Having an angular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auriculate — [ô rik′yoolit, ô rik′yoolāt΄, ô rik′yəlit, ô rik′yəlāt΄] adj. [< L auricula (see AURICLE) + ATE1] having auricles, ears, or earlike parts, as the base of a leaf …   English World dictionary

  • auriculate — adjective Date: 1711 having auricles < an auriculate leaf > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • auriculate — adj. [L. auricula, little ear] Bearing an auricle or auricles …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • auriculate — auriculately, adv. /aw rik yeuh lit, layt /, adj. 1. having auricles or earlike parts. 2. shaped like an ear. [1705 15; < L auricul AURICLE + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • auriculate — adjective Having two round lobes, often curved, at the base extending beyond the attachment point …   Wiktionary

  • auriculate — au·ric·u·late ȯ rik yə lət adj having ears or auricles …   Medical dictionary

  • auriculate — adj. shaped like an ear; having ears …   English contemporary dictionary

  • auriculate — au·ric·u·late …   English syllables

  • auriculate — /ɔˈrɪkjələt/ (say aw rikyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective 1. having auricles, or earlike parts. 2. shaped like an ear. Also, auriculated …   Australian English dictionary

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