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auricula

/ (ɔːˈrɪkjʊlə) /
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noun plural -lae (-ˌliː) or -las

Also called: bear's-ear a widely cultivated alpine primrose, Primula auricula, with leaves shaped like a bear's ear
another word for auricle (def. 3)

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Word Origin for auricula

C17: from New Latin, from Latin: external ear; see auricle
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auricula
[ ô-rĭkyə-lə ]

n. pl. au•ric•u•lae (-lē′)

Auricle.
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