Pronunciation: (ô-rik'yu-lur),[key] —adj. 1. of or pertaining to the ear or to the sense of hearing; aural.
2. perceived by or addressed to the ear; made in private: an auricular confession. 3. dependent on hearing; understood or known by hearing: auricular evidence. 4. shaped like an ear; auriculate.
5. Anat.pertaining to an auricle of the heart.
6. Ornith.pertaining to certain often modified feathers that cover and protect the opening of a bird's ear.
—n. Usually, auriculars.Ornith.feathers that cover and protect the opening of a bird's ear.