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ear

noun [C] uk   /ɪər/  us   /ɪr/

ear noun [C] (BODY PART)

A1 either of the two organs, one on each side of the head, by which people or animals hear sounds, or the piece of skin and tissue outside the head connected to this organ: The hearing in my left ear's not so good. She leaned over and whispered something in his ear.
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ear noun [C] (PLANT PART)

the flower part of a plant like a grass, such as wheat, which later contains the grains that are used as food: an ear of corn
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