Definition of Bear's ear
1. Noun. Yellow-flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated.
Bear's Ear Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Bear's Ear Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bear's Ear
Literary usage of Bear's ear
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."