Midas's ear
Midas's ear Mi"das's ear" [See {Midas}.] (Zo["o]l.) A pulmonate mollusk ({Auricula aurismid[ae]} or {Ellobium aurismid[ae]}); -- so called from resemblance to a human ear. [1913 Webster]

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