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auriculate

[aw-rik-yuh-lit, -leyt]
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adjective
  1. having auricles or earlike parts.
  2. shaped like an ear.
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Origin of auriculate

1705–15; < Latin auricul- auricle + -ate1
Related formsau·ric·u·late·ly, adverbsub·au·ric·u·late, adjective
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auriculate

auriculated

adjective
  1. having ears
  2. botany having ear-shaped parts or appendages
  3. Also: auriform (ˈɔːrɪˌfɔːm) shaped like an ear; auricular
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Derived Formsauriculately, adverb
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