Auriculate leaf
Auriculate Au*ric"u*late, Auriculated Au*ric"u*la`ted, a. [See {Auricle}.] (Biol.) Having ears or appendages like ears; eared. Esp.: (a) (Bot.) Having lobes or appendages like the ear; shaped like the ear; auricled. (b) (Zo["o]l.) Having an angular projection on one or both sides, as in certain bivalve shells, the foot of some gastropods, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Auriculate leaf}, one having small appended leaves or lobes on each side of its petiole or base. [1913 Webster]


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  • Biauriculate — Bi au*ric u*late, a. [Pref. bi + auriculate.] 1. (Anat.) Having two auricles, as the heart of mammals, birds, and reptiles. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot. & Zo[ o]l.) Having two earlike projections at its base, as a leaf. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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