cloud ear


a thin, blackish edible mushroom, Auricularia polytricha, used especially in Chinese cookery.

Nearby words

  1. cloud base,
  2. cloud chamber,
  3. cloud computing,
  4. cloud cover,
  5. cloud cuckoo land,
  6. cloud eggs,
  7. cloud forest,
  8. cloud grass,
  9. cloud layer,
  10. cloud nine

Origin of cloud ear

apparently an erroneous translation of Chinese mùêr, equivalent to tree + êr ear(s)

Also called mu ehr. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019