Meaning of bear's ear sanicle in English:

bear's ear sanicle

noun

historical, rare
  • A herbaceous perennial native to mountainous regions of southern and eastern Europe, Cortusa matthioli (family Primulaceae), which has hairy toothed leaves and clusters of drooping purple bell-shaped flowers.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Gerard (c1545–1612), herbalist.