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
- adjective botany, of leaves Having two
round lobes, often curved, at the baseextending 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
The stem is attached at the concave margin, where the cap is auriculate and has a prominent boss or elevation, and bent at right angles with a characteristic curve.
-- Edges of colonies: e, Lobar-lobulate; f, auriculate; g, lacerate; h, fimbriate; i, ciliate.] (F) ~Optical Characters~ (after Shuttleworth).