Auriculated
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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  • auriculated — adjective a) Having ears or appendages like ears; eared. b) Having lobes or appendages like the ear; shaped like the ear; auriculate …   Wiktionary

  • auriculated — au·ric·u·lat·ed …   English syllables

  • auriculated — adjective having auricles • Syn: ↑auriculate • Similar to: ↑eared • Derivationally related forms: ↑auricle (for: ↑auriculate) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auriculate — /ɔˈrɪkjələt/ (say aw rikyuhluht), / leɪt/ (say layt) adjective 1. having auricles, or earlike parts. 2. shaped like an ear. Also, auriculated …   Australian English dictionary

  • eared — adjective 1. worn or shabby from overuse or (of pages) from having corners turned down (Freq. 1) a somewhat dog eared duke...a bit run down Clifton Fadiman an old book with dog eared pages • Syn: ↑dog eared • Similar to: ↑worn 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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