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outer ear

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noun
  1. external ear.
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Origin of outer ear

First recorded in 1930–35
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outer ear in Medicine

outer ear

(outər)
n.
  1. external ear

outer ear in Science

outer ear

[outər]
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outer ear in Culture

outer ear

The part of the ear that projects from the side of the head and functions to gather and guide sound waves toward the eardrum.

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