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")