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cauliflower ear

noun

Simple Definition of cauliflower ear

  • : an ear that is permanently damaged and swollen after being hit many times

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cauliflower ear

  1. :  an ear deformed from injury and excessive growth of reparative tissue

1904

First Known Use of cauliflower ear

1904


Medical Dictionary

cauliflower ear

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noun cau·li·flow·er ear \ˌkȯ-li-ˌflau̇(-ə)r-, ˌkäl-i-\

Medical Definition of cauliflower ear

  1. :  an ear deformed from injury and excessive growth of reparative tissue



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