Ellobium aurismidae
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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  • Auricula aurismidae — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • midas's-ear — ˈmīdəsə̇ˈzi(ə)r noun (plural midas s ears) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: after King Midas : an Old World snail (Ellobium aurismidae) …   Useful english dictionary

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