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earlap

[eer-lap] /ˈɪərˌlæp/
noun
1.
2.
the lobe of the ear.
3.
the whole external ear; pinna.
Origin of earlap
1000
before 1000; Middle English erelappe, Old English ēarlæppa external ear. See ear1, lap1
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British Dictionary definitions for earlap

earlap

/ˈɪəˌlæp/
noun
1.
another word for earflap (sense 1)
2.
(rare)
  1. the external ear
  2. the ear lobe
Word Origin
C16: from ear1 + lap1
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