|1.||[ noun ] (zoology) the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium|
|Related terms:||sense_organ head vestibular_apparatus auditory_system auricular_artery organ_of_hearing fenestra eardrum vestibule_of_the_ear|
|2.||[ noun ] (physiology) good hearing|
"he had a keen ear" "a good ear for pitch"
|3.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the externally visible cartilaginous structure of the external ear|
|Related terms:||cartilaginous_structure cauliflower_ear external_ear tragus earlobe|
|4.||[ noun ] attention to what is said|
"he tried to get her ear"
|5.||[ noun ] (botany) fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn|
|Related terms:||fruit mealie corn|