pl. -·las or -·lae·
- a species of primrose (Primula auricula) with leaves shaped like a bear's ear
Origin of auriculaModL: see auricle
nounpl. au·ric·u·las or auricula
- A central European primrose (Primula auricula) having yellow flowers grouped in umbels.
- Any of numerous hybrids of this species with other primroses, widely cultivated for their showy flowers in many different colors.
Origin of auriculaLatin, auricle; see auricle.
From Latin auricula