Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having long ears.
- Having long plumicorns: as, the longeared owls.
- Having long opercular flaps: as, the long-eared sunfish, Lepomis auritus or L. megalotis.
“Last night I opened the lid for the first time this year to see my long-eared bat again.”
“I love the changing scenery: from the eucalyptus standing in rows between the field and the stands of pine to the more tropical profusion as you descend, the bananas and bamboo, to the plane trees (or whatever they are) under which the long-eared, humped-back hot-weather cattle lie ruminant.”
“The image of the “Thurber dog” is well known: a whimsical line drawing of a long-eared hound.”
“I would not be satisfied until everyone associated Easter with the long-eared master of comic mayhem.”
“Laszlo Balogh/Reuters An ornithologist freed a long-eared owl on the Great Hungarian Plain, east of Budapest, on Thursday.”
“I thought the long-eared owl was the one with the misleading name.”
“The passage explains that owls hear through holes behind their eyes, so the term long-eared owl seemed misleading.”
“I was stuck between (F) the screech owl, because its call rarely approximates a screech, and (I) the long-eared owl, because its real ears are behind its eyes and covered by feathers.”
“But Collins's eyes had read health, vigour, and long life, as well as laughableness of appearance and action in the long-eared hybrid.”
“Internationally acclaimed comics creator Stan Sakai presents our long-eared hero with one of his hardest challenges yet in “Bridge of Tears,” this month in Usagi Yojimbo!”
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