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auricle the visible, projecting portion of the ear. [3 definitions]
auricular of or relating to the ear or hearing. [3 definitions]
auriferous having gold as a component; gold-bearing.
auriform shaped like an ear.
Auriga a winter constellation in the northern sky, located between Perseus and Gemini and containing the bright triple star Capella and several star clusters; Charioteer.
aurochs an extinct wild ox once common in northern Africa, Europe, and western Asia, and probably an ancestor of domestic cattle. [2 definitions]
Aurora in Roman mythology, the goddess of dawn. [3 definitions]
aurora australis the aurora of the Southern Hemisphere, seen esp. near the South Pole; southern lights.
aurora borealis the aurora of the Northern Hemisphere, seen esp. near the North Pole; northern lights.
auscultation listening to the heart, lungs, or the like for the purpose of medical diagnosis, usu. with a stethoscope or other instrument.
auslander (German) a foreigner or outsider; alien.
auspice (usu. pl.) sponsorship or protection; patronage. [3 definitions]
auspicious likely to be followed by favorable events.
austere having a stern or solemn appearance or personality. [3 definitions]
austerity the condition or quality of being austere. [3 definitions]
Austin the capital of Texas.
austral1 of, concerning, or originating in the south; southern. [2 definitions]
austral2 the chief monetary unit of Argentina, equaling one hundred centavos.
Australasia Australia, New Zealand, and nearby islands south of the equator and north through Malaysia and the Philippines.
Australia an island continent southeast of Indonesia and between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. [2 definitions]
Australian of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Australia or Australians. [5 definitions]