Definition of auricula in English:


Line breaks: aur¦ic|ula
Pronunciation: /ɔːˈrɪkjʊlə/

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An Alpine primula from which a wide range of flowering cultivars have been developed. It has leaves that supposedly resemble bears' ears. Also called bear's ear.
  • Primula auricula, family Primulaceae


mid 17th century: from Latin, diminutive of auris 'ear'.

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