ear flap


either of a pair of flaps attached to a cap, for covering the ears in cold weather.
Also called earlap.

1855–60; ear1 + flap

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earflap (ˈɪəˌflæp)
1.  Also called: earlap either of two pieces of fabric or fur attached to a cap, which can be let down to keep the ears warm
2.  zoology a small flap of skin forming the pinna of such animals as seals

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