elephant's ear


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Noun1.Elephant's ear - any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berrieselephant's ear - any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries
aroid, arum - any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe
genus Alocasia - tropical Asiatic herbs similar to Colocasia but distinguished by a large sterile spadix
Alocasia macrorrhiza, giant taro - large evergreen with extremely large erect or spreading leaves; cultivated widely in tropics for its edible rhizome and shoots; used in wet warm regions as a stately ornamental
2.elephant's ear - tropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber
Enterolobium, genus Enterolobium - small genus of tropical American timber trees closely allied to genus Albizia
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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This platform he paved with the huge fronds of elephant's ear which grew in profusion about them, and over the fronds he laid a great sail folded into several thicknesses.
His teeth were long and sharp and grinned horribly, while his lower lip hung down upon his chest, and he had ears like elephant's ears, which covered his shoulders, and nails like the claws of some fierce bird.
Kids will be fascinated by plants with scents such as roses or chocolate cosmo, inset, top, or with unusual textures such as bergenia (elephant's ear), right
Kids will be fascinated by plants with scents such as roses or chocolate cosmo, inset top, or with unusual textures such as bergenia (elephant's ear) right
Kids will be fascinated by plants with scents such as roses or chocolate cosmo, inset top, or with unusual textures such as bergenia (elephant's ear) right Plant it, watch it grow, then enjoy the tasty results on your plate
Nevertheless, I manage to save dozens of lantana, tropical hibiscus, duranta, passion vine, mandevilla, elephant's ear and other plants, simply by cutting back tops and roots to fit 6-inch pots.
A leafy, fast-growing empress tree (Paulownia tomentosa) provides shade and fragrant flowers, while a green wall of elephant's ear, palm trees (Chamaerops humilis and Howea forsteriana), and Italian cypress creates privacy and an inviting enclosure.
This involves everything from couscous and grilled halloumi to the welcome bowl of steamed spinach, a plate of braised mushrooms, sheftalia, and substantial grilled pork chops about the size of an elephant's ear, which were accompanied by proper, piping hot pita and excellent homemade chips.
Ask for an 'elephant's ear' at the Fiamma Restaurant at Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa and you will not be disappointed.
Kids also can spin the barrel for additional related words and sounds and lift the elephant's ear to see the letter associated with the image.
Before we left we took a picture of markings on the elephant's ear which we wanted to compare to the elephant in the video footage we had of the hunt back at camp.