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tra·gus

(trā′gəs)
n. pl. tra·gi (-gī, -jī)
1. The projection of skin-covered cartilage in front of the meatus of the external ear.
2. Any of the hairs growing at the entrance to the meatus of the external ear.

[New Latin, from Greek tragos, goat, hairy part of the ear; see tragic.]

tragus

(ˈtreɪɡəs)
n, pl -gi (-dʒaɪ)
1. (Anatomy) the cartilaginous fleshy projection that partially covers the entrance to the external ear
2. (Anatomy) any of the hairs that grow just inside this entrance
[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek tragos hairy projection of the ear, literally: goat]
ˈtragal adj

tra•gus

(ˈtreɪ gəs)

n., pl. -gi (-jī).
a small projection of cartilage at the front of the ear.
[1685–95; < Late Latin < Greek trágos hairy part of ear, literally, he-goat]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tragus - a small cartilaginous flap in front of the external opening of the eartragus - a small cartilaginous flap in front of the external opening of the ear
auricle, pinna, ear - the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear
cartilaginous structure - body structure given shape by cartilage
Translations

tra·gus

n. trago, protuberancia triangular en la parte externa del oído.

tragus

n trago