lion's ear

Lion\'s ear

Li"on's ear`\ (l[imac]"[u^]nz [=e]r`). (Bot.) A name given in Western South America to certain plants with shaggy tomentose leaves, as species of Culcitium, and Espeletia.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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