earlap

[eer-lap]

Origin of earlap

before 1000; Middle English erelappe, Old English ēarlæppa external ear. See ear1, lap1
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British Dictionary definitions for earlap

earlap

noun
  1. another word for earflap (def. 1)
  2. rare
    1. the external ear
    2. the ear lobe

Word Origin for earlap

C16: from ear 1 + lap 1
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