[ eer-flap ]
/ ˈɪərˌflæp /
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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called earlap.
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British Dictionary definitions for earflap
/ (ˈɪəˌflæp) /
Also called: earlap either of two pieces of fabric or fur attached to a cap, which can be let down to keep the ears warm
zoology a small flap of skin forming the pinna of such animals as seals
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