noun, plural tra·gi [trey-jahy] /ˈtreɪ dʒaɪ/. Anatomy.
- tragic irony,
- traherne, thomas,
- trail away
Origin of tragus
Examples from the Web for tragus
The ears are united together above the nose; the tragus is minute.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
The ears are about three-quarters of an inch in length and half an inch wide; the tragus half the length of the ear.Animal Life of the British Isles|Edward Step
The required number may be read, corresponding to the point of the tragus.
The tragus ought normally to exceed the antitragus in dimensions.
Manouvrier measures it in correspondence to the verticals erected from the tragus.
noun plural -gi (-dʒaɪ)
Word Origin for tragus
"eminence at the opening of the ear," 1690s, Modern Latin, from Greek tragos, properly "he-goat;" so called for the tuft of hair which grows there, which resembles a goat's beard.