auricular

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin auricularis, from auricula + -aris.

The finger is so called because it can be readily introduced into the ear passage.

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auricular (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the ear
  2. Of or pertaining to the sense of hearing
    The auricular nerves were damaged.
  3. Told in the ear, i. e., told privately; as, auricular confession to the priest.
  4. Recognized by the ear; known by the sense of hearing; as, auricular evidence.
  5. Received by the ear; known by report.
  6. (anatomy) Pertaining to the auricles of the heart.

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Noun[edit]

auricular (plural auriculars)

  1. The little finger.

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

auricular m, f (plural auriculares)

  1. auricular (clarification of this Spanish definition is being sought)

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Noun[edit]

auricular m (plural auriculares)

  1. headphone
  2. earpiece of a telephone
  3. auricular (finger)