bear's ear

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Noun1.bear's ear - yellow-flowered primrose native to Alps; commonly cultivated
primrose, primula - any of numerous short-stemmed plants of the genus Primula having tufted basal leaves and showy flowers clustered in umbels or heads
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Placing the muzzle of his gun against the bear's ear, Tippet pulled the trigger.
M82 and its brighter companion M81 float behind the Bear's ear. If your sky is too bright to see 24 UMa, picture an imaginary line from Phecda to Dubhe diagonally across the Big Dipper's bowl.
Each animal receives the special type of coat it needs with a little extra imaginative touch, like the little red heart behind the polar bear's ear. Sophia even manages to find a jar of green slime for the frog and prickly pins and needles for the porcupine!
A magician may pull a shiny coin from behind your ear, but the Bear's ear shields something far more astounding--two of the most beautiful galaxies in our northern sky.
Sanctuary officials, therefore, called in Romain Pizzi, a South African veterinary surgeon, who used keyhole surgery to drill a hole behind the bear's ear and guided a tube, with the help of a camera, under the animal's skin to her abdomen.