Eardrop
Eardrop Ear"drop`, n. 1. A pendant for the ear; an earring; as, a pair of eardrops. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) A species of primrose. See {Auricula}. [1913 Webster]


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  • eardrop — [ir′dräp΄] n. 1. an earring or hanging ornament for the ear 2. [pl.] any of various liquid medicines put into the ear in drops …   English World dictionary

  • eardrop — /ˈɪədrɒp/ (say eardrop) noun an earring with a pendant …   Australian English dictionary

  • eardrop — noun Date: 1720 earring; especially one with a pendant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eardrop — /ear drop /, n. an earring with a pendant. [1710 20; EAR1 + DROP] * * * …   Universalium

  • eardrop — n. earring with a pendant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • eardrop — ear•drop [[t]ˈɪərˌdrɒp[/t]] n. jew an earring with a pendant • Etymology: 1710–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • eardrop — noun an earring with a pendant ornament • Syn: ↑pendant earring, ↑drop earring • Hypernyms: ↑earring • Part Meronyms: ↑pendant, ↑pendent * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • eardrop tree — noun : conacaste …   Useful english dictionary

  • lady's-eardrop — lady s eardrop, n. (Bot.) An erect or climbing shrub ({Fuchsia coccinea}) of Brazil with deep pink to red flowers. Syn: ladies eardrop, lady s eardrops, ladies eardrops, {Fuchsia coccinea}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ladies'-eardrop — noun erect or climbing shrub of Brazil with deep pink to red flowers • Syn: ↑lady s eardrop, ↑lady s eardrops, ↑ladies eardrops, ↑Fuchsia coccinea • Hypernyms: ↑fuchsia * * * variant of lady s ea …   Useful english dictionary

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