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auricula


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Auricula  \Au*ric"u*la\,  n.;  pl  L.  {Auricul[ae]},  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}. 
  b 
  b  A  species  of  {Hirneola}  ({H.  auricula}),  a 
  membranaceous  fungus,  called  also  {auricula  Jud[ae]}, 
  or  {Jew's-ear}.  --P.  Cyc. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  genus  of  air-breathing  mollusks  mostly  found  near 
  the  sea,  where  the  water  is  brackish 
  b  One  of  the  five  arched  processes  of  the  shell  around 
  the  jaws  of  a  sea  urchin. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  auricula 
  n  1:  yellow-flowered  primrose  native  to  Alps;  commonly  cultivated 
  [syn:  {bear's  ear},  {Primula  auricula}] 
  2:  a  pouch  projecting  from  the  top  front  of  each  atrium  of  the 
  heart  [syn:  {auricular  appendage},  {auricular  appendix}] 




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