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n. pl. au·ric·u·las or auricula
1. A central European primrose (Primula auricula) having yellow flowers grouped in umbels.
2. Any of numerous hybrids of this species with other primroses, widely cultivated for their showy flowers in many different colors.
[Latin, auricle; see auricle.]
n, pl -lae (-ˌliː) or -las
1. (Plants) Also called: bear's-ear a widely cultivated alpine primrose, Primula auricula, with leaves shaped like a bear's ear
2. (Biology) another word for auricle3
[C17: from New Latin, from Latin: external ear; see auricle]
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|Noun||1.||auricula - yellow-flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated|
|2.||auricula - a pouch projecting from the top front of each atrium of the heart|