Definition of lamb's ears

: a perennial southwest Asian herb (Stachys byzantina synonym S. lanata) of the mint family widely cultivated for its ornamental soft leaves densely covered with silver- or grayish-white hairs

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Lamb's ears.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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