from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having the shape of an ear.

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

  • adj. having a shape resembling an ear


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  • Their hostess, a skilled home cook, wowed them with the vegetable-laden sauce and hand-made orecchiette a small ear-shaped pasta.

    Cauliflower and Anchovy Orecchiette

  • But it is hard to find anyone from Turin eating orecchiette e cime di rape ear-shaped pasta with turnip greens or a Sicilian ordering saffron risotto.

    Where the Stomach Is the Way to the Heart

  • The pre-theater menu runs throughout dinner on Sunday and includes one of my favorite dishes as an option: ear-shaped pasta with diced acorn squash, walnuts and a light, sage-scented butter sauce.

    Tom Sietsema on Equinox and 701: New chapters for two downtown mainstays

  • But when it came time to cut the dumplings off into signature squares, something possessed me to try smushing them into the ear-shaped pasta orecchiette instead.

    Homemade Orecchiette (or something almost resembling it) with Broccoli Rabe & Lemon Butter

  • In 2006, as shown in the gallery video, surgeons in Los Angeles installed a porous polyethylene ear-shaped prosthesis in his forearm and then snugged his skin down over it.

    Artist Stelarc’s Extra Ear Project At The Exit Art Gallery | Impact Lab

  • Imagine the sales of Union Jack tea towels and mugs with ear-shaped handles as King Charles got ready to take the throne?

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The mystery cake is what I imagine Van Gogh's ear looked like when he cut it off and sent it to that prostitute. *shudder* Seriously... if you turn your head, it's totally ear-shaped!

    The End of Sweetness

  • It combines those little ear-shaped pasta with olive oil, goat cheese, parsley, a pinch of red pepper flakes, some toasted hazelnuts, and some toasted breadcrumbs in a dish that is so fast, so comforting, and so easy that it should be in everyone's repertoire for "what's for dinner" emergencies.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • The saltwater univalve with the ear-shaped shell, iridescent inside, contains a rock-clinging creature which, when pounded thin and tender, like a scaloppine, holds pride of place at Chinese banquets.

    Abalone delicious

  • The retractable cat ear-shaped spoilers that can protrude from the roof are expected to help slow the train more quickly than conventional brakes.

    World’s Fastest Train | Impact Lab


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