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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Lobe \Lobe\ (l[=o]b), n. [F. lobe, Gr. lobo`s.]
Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat
rounded form; as:
(a) (Bot.) A rounded projection or division of a leaf.
(b) (Zool.) A membranous flap on the sides of the toes of
certain birds, as the coot.
(c) (Anat.) A round projecting part of an organ, as of the
liver, lungs, brain, etc. See Illust. of Brain.
(b) (Mach.) The projecting part of a cam wheel or of a
non-circular gear wheel.
Lobe of the ear, the soft, fleshy prominence in which the
human ear terminates below, also called the earlobe.
See. Illust. of Ear.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the fleshy pendulous part of the external human ear [syn:
earlobe, ear lobe]
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