auriculate


auriculate

auriculate [aw-rik-yuh-lit, -leyt] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. having auricles or earlike parts.
  2. shaped like an ear.

Origin of auriculate 1705–15; Latin auricul- auricle + -ate1 Related formsau·ric·u·late·ly, adverbsub·au·ric·u·late, adjective Examples from the Web for auriculate Historical Examples of auriculate

  • The hafting area is auriculate and may be pointed or rounded.

    Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types

    James W. Cambron

  • Auriculate, furnished with auricles or ear-like appendages, 53.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • Most Paleo Indian types, including fluted points, are auriculate.

    Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types

    James W. Cambron

  • The auriculate hafting area is usually expanded-rounded with an incurvate basal edge.

    Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types

    James W. Cambron

  • The auriculate hafting area is usually contracted rounded, but may be parallel rounded or expanded rounded.

    Handbook of Alabama Archaeology: Part I Point Types

    James W. Cambron

  • British Dictionary definitions for auriculate auriculate auriculated adjective

    1. having ears
    2. botany having ear-shaped parts or appendages
    3. Also: auriform (ˈɔːrɪˌfɔːm) shaped like an ear; auricular

    Derived Formsauriculately, adverb

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