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Noun: ear  eer
  1. The sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
    - lug [Brit, informal], earhole [informal], lughole [Brit, informal]
  2. Good hearing
    "he had a keen ear"; "a good ear for pitch"
  3. The externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
    - auricle, pinna
  4. Attention to what is said
    "he tried to get her ear"
  5. Fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn
    - spike, capitulum
Adjective: ear-like
  1. Having a shape resembling an ear
    - auriform, ear-shaped

See also: rounded

Type of: attending, attention, audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, cartilaginous structure, fruit, hearing, receptor, sense of hearing, sense organ, sensory receptor

Part of: auditory system, bean [informal], bonce [Brit, informal], caput [technical], corn, dome [informal], external ear, head, Indian corn, maize, napper [Brit, informal], nob [informal], noggin [informal], noodle [informal], nut [informal], outer ear, skull [informal], vestibular apparatus, vestibular system, Zea mays

Encyclopedia: Ear, nose, and throat