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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Auricula \Au*ric"u*la\, n.; pl. L. Auricul[ae], E. Auriculas. [L. auricula. See Auricle.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A species of Primula, or primrose, called also, from the shape of its leaves, bear's-ear. (b) (b) A species of Hirneola (Hirneola auricula), a membranaceous fungus, called also auricula Jud[ae], or Jew's-ear. --P. Cyc. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) (a) A genus of air-breathing mollusks mostly found near the sea, where the water is brackish. (b) One of the five arched processes of the shell around the jaws of a sea urchin. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bear's-ear \Bear's-ear`\ (b[^a]rz"[=e]r`), n. (Bot.) A kind of primrose (Primula auricula), so called from the shape of the leaf. [1913 Webster]