from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having ears, auricles, or earlobe-shaped parts or extensions.
  • adjective Shaped like an earlobe.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Ear-shaped; like or likened to an auricle; auriform.
  • Having ears; provided with ears, auricles, or ear-like parts: in botany, said of a leaf with a pair of small blunt projections or ears at the base.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Having lobes or appendages like the ear; shaped like the ear; auricled.
  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having an angular projection on one or both sides, as in certain bivalve shells, the foot of some gastropods, etc.
  • adjective one having small appended leaves or lobes on each side of its petiole or base.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of auriculated.
  • adjective botany, of leaves Having two round lobes, often curved, at the base extending beyond the attachment point.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having auricles


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin auricula, auricle; see auricle.]



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