Definition of cat's–ear



  1. 1 :  a European weed (Hypochaeris radicata) now widely naturalized in North America that has yellow flower heads and leaves resembling a cat's ear —called also California dandelion, capeweed, gosmore

  2. 2 :  any of various plants with soft hairy blossoms or leaves (as the cudweed or the hawkweed)

  3. 3 West :  a plant of the genus Calochortus

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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