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 for Bear''s-ear
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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)
        Hirneola+({Hirneola+auricula">(b) A species of Hirneola ({Hirneola auricula), a
            membranaceous fungus, called also auricula Jud[ae],
            or Jew's-ear. --P. Cyc.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Zool.)
        (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.
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bear's-ear \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]

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