having auricles or earlike parts.
shaped like an ear.
- au·ric·u·late·ly, adverb
- sub·au·ric·u·late, adjective
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How to use auriculate in a sentence
Most Paleo Indian types, including fluted points, are auriculate.
The auriculate hafting area is usually expanded-rounded with an incurvate basal edge.
The auriculate hafting area is usually contracted rounded, but may be parallel rounded or expanded rounded.
Leaves crowded at the ends of the flowering branches, obovate or spatulate, auriculate at base, smooth (1 ft. long).Trees of the Northern United States | Austin C. Apgar
When a simple leaf is divided at the base into two leaf-like appendages, it is called auriculate.
British Dictionary definitions for auriculate
botany having ear-shaped parts or appendages
Also: auriform (ˈɔːrɪˌfɔːm) shaped like an ear; auricular
- auriculately, adverb
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