wood earwood ear
Origin of wood earsee tree ear
A mushroom of the genus Auricularia that grows on fallen tree trunks, used in cooking. Also called tree ear .
Origin of wood earTranslation of terms in varieties of Chinese such as Mandarin mù ěr mù tree, wood ěr, ear ( from its earlike shape )
(usually uncountable, plural wood ears)
- An edible fungus in the genus Auricularia, having a shape resembling an ear's and which grow on wood.
From Chinese æœ¨è€³ (pinyin: mÃ¹'Ä›r; literally "wood ear" or "tree ear")