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

  • adj. Having ears or earlike projections.
  • adj. Having a specified kind or number of ears. Often used in combination: a lop-eared puppy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having some specific type of ear.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ear.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having (such or so many) ears; -- used in composition
  • adj. Having external ears; having tufts of feathers resembling ears.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having ears; having appendages or processes resembling the external ear.
  • In ornithology, having conspicuous auricular feathers, as the eared grebe, or having plumicorns, as various species of eared owls.
  • In Mammalia, auriculate; having large or peculiar outer ears, as certain bats; having outer ears in a group of animals others of which have them not: as, the eared seals.
  • In botany, same as auriculate, 2.
  • Having ears or awns, as grain.

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

  • adj. worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down
  • adj. having ears (or appendages resembling ears) or having ears of a specified kind; often used in combination


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