elephant's-ear


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elephant's-ear

n
1. (Plants) any aroid plant of the genus Colocasia, of tropical Asia and Polynesia, having very large heart-shaped leaves: grown for ornament and for their edible tubers. See also taro
2. (Plants) any of various cultivated begonias with large showy leaves
References in classic literature ?
Not for Dan the bother of filling his basket with the loose sprays, mingled with feathery elephant's-ears and trails of creeping spruce, as the rest of us, following the Story Girl's example, did.