Au*ric"u*la (?), n.; pl. L. Auriculae (), E. Auriculas (). [L. auricula. See Auricle.]
1. Bot. (a)
A species of Primula, or primrose, called also, from the shape of its leaves, bear's-ear.
A species of Hirneola (H. auricula), a membranaceous fungus, called also auricula Judae, or Jew's-ear.
2. Zool. (a)
A genus of air-breathing mollusks mostly found near the sea, where the water is brackish
One of the five arched processes of the shell around the jaws of a sea urchin.
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