auriculate

[ aw-rik-yuh-lit, -leyt ]
/ ɔˈrɪk yə lɪt, -ˌleɪt /
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adjective

having auricles or earlike parts.
shaped like an ear.

Nearby words

  1. auricular muscle,
  2. auricular point,
  3. auricular tubercle,
  4. auricularia,
  5. auricularly,
  6. auriculately,
  7. auriculin,
  8. auriculotemporal,
  9. auriculotemporal nerve,
  10. auriculoventricular

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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British Dictionary definitions for auriculate

auriculate

auriculated

/ (ɔːˈrɪkjʊlɪt, -ˌleɪt) /

adjective

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

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