Definition of Bear's ear

1. Noun. Yellow-flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated.

Exact synonyms: Auricula, Primula Auricula
Generic synonyms: Primrose, Primula



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bear's Ear

beanpot
beanpots
beans
beanspilling
beanstalk
beanstalks
beany
bear's-breech
bear's-ear
bear's-foot
bear's-paw
bear's-paw fern
bear's breech
bear's breeches
bear's ear
bear's foot
bear's garlic
bear's grape
bear-a-hand
bear-whelp
bear a hand
bear away
bear cat
bear claw
bear claws
bear cub
bear cubs
bear down
bear down on

Literary usage of Bear's ear

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1. History of the Postage Stamps of the United States of America by John Kerr Tiffany (1887)
"... the third stroke downwards on a level with the bear-s ear. L of " Louis " has been re-engraved. Bear-s paw on the garter erased. ..."

2. Garden Flowers: How to Cultivate Them. A Treatise on the Culture of Hardy by Edward Sprague Rand (1866)
"C. varia (various); I foot; flowers pink, in July ; Europe ; 1597. C. glo- bosa, Iberica and squamata are other species. CORTUSA. Bear"s-ear ..."

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