cauliflower ear

noun

Definition of cauliflower ear

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

1904

First Known Use of cauliflower ear

1904


CAULIFLOWER EAR Defined for English Language Learners

cauliflower ear

noun

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

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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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