auriform

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English[edit]

An abalone, also known as an 'ear shell'

Etymology[edit]

Latin auris (ear) +‎ -form

Adjective[edit]

auriform (comparative more auriform, superlative most auriform)

  1. Having the form of the human ear; ear-shaped.
    The gastropod mollusc abalone is auriform, and therefore also known as the ear shell.

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