from The Century Dictionary.
- Having ears or auricles; having appendages resembling ears; in botany, same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Having ear-shaped appendages or lobes; auriculate.
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- adjective botany
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The _leaf-blade_ is very long 1/6 to 1/4 inch broad, auricled at the base, narrowed into very finely acuminate or capillary tips midrib prominent; scaberulous on both the surfaces and with long hairs on the auricles.
The _leaf-sheath_ is smooth or sparsely hairy, compressed and shortly auricled or not at the mouth.
The _leaf-sheath_ is loose, glabrous and auricled.
Pinnæ broadly lanceolate-falcate or the lowest triangular, strongly auricled on the upper side, densely spinulose-toothed.
Pinnæ sub-opposite, divergent, narrowly oblong, obtuse; base truncate, cordate or clasping, occasionally auricled; lower pinnæ often with orbicular or cordate pinnules.
Fronds thick and leathery, oblong-lanceolate from an auricled, heart-shaped base, ten to twenty inches long and one to two inches wide.
Pinnæ opposite, oblong, entire or finely crenate, and auricled at the base.
Pinnæ linear-lanceolate, scythe-shaped, auricled on the upper side, and with bristly teeth; fertile pinnæ contracted toward the top, bearing two rows of sori, which soon become confluent and cover the entire surface.
Pinnæ scarcely an inch long, the lower ones very much shorter, alternate, spreading, finely serrate or incised, the base auricled.