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earlobe

or ear lobe

[eer-lohb]
noun
  1. the soft, pendulous lower part of the external ear.
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Origin of earlobe

First recorded in 1855–60; ear1 + lobe
Also called lobe.
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British Dictionary definitions for ear lobe

ear lobe

noun
  1. the fleshy lower part of the external ear
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Word Origin and History for ear lobe

earlobe

n.

by 1786, from ear (n.1) + lobe. Earlier was ear lap (Old English had earlæppa "external ear").

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ear lobe in Medicine

earlobe

n.
  1. The soft, fleshy, pendulous lower part of the external ear.
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