- having auricles or earlike parts.
- shaped like an ear.
Origin of auriculate
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The hafting area is auriculate and may be pointed or rounded.
Auriculate, furnished with auricles or ear-like appendages, 53.The Elements of Botany
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.
- having ears
- botany having ear-shaped parts or appendages
- Also: auriform (ˈɔːrɪˌfɔːm) shaped like an ear; auricular
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