midas's ear

Midas\'s ear

Mi"das's ear"\ [See Midas.] (Zo["o]l.) A pulmonate mollusk (Auricula, or Ellobium, aurismid[ae]); -- so called from resemblance to a human ear.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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