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earlobe

or ear lobe

[ eer-lohb ]
/ ˈɪərˌloʊb /
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noun

the soft, pendulous lower part of the external ear.

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Also called lobe.

Origin of earlobe

First recorded in 1855–60; ear1 + lobe
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British Dictionary definitions for earlobe

ear lobe

noun

the fleshy lower part of the external ear
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Medical definitions for earlobe

earlobe

n.

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