|—n , pl -gi|
|1.||the cartilaginous fleshy projection that partially covers the entrance to the external ear|
|2.||any of the hairs that grow just inside this entrance|
|[C17: from Late Latin, from Greek tragos hairy projection of the ear, literally: goat]|
tragus tra·gus (trā'gəs)
n. pl. tra·gi (-gī, -jī)
The tonguelike projection of skin-covered cartilage in front of the external acoustic meatus. Also called hircus.
Any of the hairs growing at the entrance to the external acoustic meatus. Also called hircus.