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  • adj. Resembling an ear (body part).

Etymologies

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ear +‎ -like

Examples

  • Battle raged on around him, the constant sounds of gunfire ringing in his programmed earlike audio receptors.

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  • Because he, or she, or they understood that the underlying concept runs much deeper than the mere notion of an earlike protuberance on the side of a cylinder.

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  • NEW ORLEANS - The creatures living in the depths of the ocean are as weird and outlandish as the creations in a Dr. Seuss book: tentacled transparent sea cucumbers, primitive "Dumbos" that flap earlike fins, and tubeworms that feed on oil deposits.

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  • NEW ORLEANS - The creatures living in the depths of the ocean are as weird and outlandish as the creations in a Dr. Seuss book: tentacled transparent sea cucumbers, primitive "dumbos" that flap earlike fins, and tubeworms that feed on oil deposits.

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  • Among the creatures identified in the deep sea areas were luminous jellyfish and gelatinous creatures known as finned octopods, or "dumbos," because they flap earlike fins and look like the cartoon elephant.

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  • This wouldn’t be so disturbing if the one being cut was not at times so decidely female, Deeper still, and the womb is touched, then held like a small muscular bottle – the womb and its earlike appendages, the ovaries.

    Personal Essay Class, Week Six « So Many Books

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