bear's-ear [berz′ir΄]
AURICULA: also bear's ear

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  • Bear's-ear — (b[^a]rz [=e]r ), n. (Bot.) A kind of primrose ({Primula auricula}), so called from the shape of the leaf. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bear Cut Ear — was a chief of the Crow tribe at the turn of the century.ource* [http://www.axel Bear Cut Ear from Axel, URL accessed 02/28/06] …   Wikipedia

  • bear's-ear — [berz′ir΄] n. AURICULA: also bear s ear * * * …   Universalium

  • bear's-ear — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also bear s ears ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ (plural bear s ears) : auricula 1 * * * bear sˈ ear noun Auricula • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear's-ear — 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} ({Hirneola… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bear's ear — noun another term for auricula …   English new terms dictionary

  • bear's ear — noun yellow flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated • Syn: ↑auricula, ↑Primula auricula • Hypernyms: ↑primrose, ↑primula …   Useful english dictionary

  • bear jam — ear jam, n. A traffic jam caused by tourists stopping to look at bears near the road; a phenomenon once common in Yellowstone Park, Wyoming. [Colloq.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bear'sear — bear s ear n. See auricula. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bear (disambiguation) — A bear is a large mammal in the family Ursidae of the order Carnivora.Bear may also refer to: * Bear (ship), a famous exploration ship * Bear (gay slang), a subculture of the gay community consisting primarily of large, hairy, and usually bearded …   Wikipedia

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