auriculate

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

adjective

having auricles or earlike parts.
shaped like an ear.

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Origin of auriculate

1705–15; <Latin auricul-auricle + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM auriculate

au·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 forms of auriculate

auriculately, adverb
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