- the taro.
Origin of elephant's-ear
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
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- 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 tubersSee also taro
- any of various cultivated begonias with large showy leaves