cauliflower ear

noun
|Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of cauliflower ear

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

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First Known Use of cauliflower ear

1904

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CAULIFLOWER EAR Defined for English Language Learners

cauliflower ear

Definition of cauliflower ear for English Language Learners

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


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cauliflower ear

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

medical Definition of cauliflower ear

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

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