Meaning of earlet in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɪəlɪt/


  • A thing resembling a small ear. Zoology. The tragus of a bat's ear, especially when in the form of an erect fleshy structure in front of the pinna.


Early 17th century (in an earlier sense). From ear + -let, partly after French oreillette pendant earring, chamber of the heart, attachment to a church bell, and partly after classical Latin auricula auricle.