ear lobe

earlobe

[eer-lohb]
noun
the soft, pendulous lower part of the external ear.
Also, ear lobe.
Also called lobe.


Origin:
1855–60; ear1 + lobe

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ear lobe
 
n
the fleshy lower part of the external ear

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earlobe
1859, from ear (1) + lobe.
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earlobe or ear lobe
n.
The soft, fleshy, pendulous lower part of the external ear.

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