sacred ear

noun
variants: or sacred earflower

Definition of sacred ear

: the fragrant spicy flower of a Mexican and Central American shrub or small tree (Cymbopetalum penduliflorum) having the shape of an ear and prized by the Aztecs for flavoring chocolate and for its supposed tonic properties

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“Sacred ear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacred%20ear. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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