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- adj. having small ears
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Central American mammals found in this ecoregion include the Central American spider monkey (Cryptotis nigrescens), Mexican mouse opossum (Marmosa mexicana), blackish small-eared shrew (Cryptotis nigrescens), and Yucatan deer mouse (Peromyscus yucatanicus).
There is certainly a scarce type which, for want of a better hypothesis, might be called Greek: of delicate build and below the average height, small-eared and straight-nosed, with curly hair that varies from blonde to what Italians call _castagno chiaro.
Of this route we have a trace in the land animals engraved upon the well-known Black Obelisk, where the combination of the small-eared or Indian elephant and the rhinoceros with the two-humped Bactrian camel, sufficiently marks the line by which the productions of India, occasionally at, any rate, reached Assyria.
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 2. (of 7): Assyria The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.
Mr Waterton's young chimpanzee was in reality a small-eared gorilla.
The peculiar small-eared and small-grained wheat, already alluded to, was the commonest kind during the Stone period; it lasted down to the Helvetico-Roman age, and then became extinct.
There are those among us who will be glad at heart to hear a small-eared bunny has decided the green outside the building is a fine homestead.