au·​ric·​u·​late ȯ-ˈri-kyə-lət How to pronounce auriculate (audio)
: having auricles
an auriculate leaf

Word History

First Known Use

1690, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of auriculate was in 1690

Dictionary Entries Near auriculate

Cite this Entry

“Auriculate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


au·​ric·​u·​late ȯ-ˈrik-yə-lət How to pronounce auriculate (audio)
: having ears or auricles
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