[ el-uh-fuh nts-eer ]
/ ˈɛl ə fəntsˌɪər /
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Question 1 of 7
Origin of elephant's-ear
An Americanism dating back to 1865–70
Words nearby elephant's-ear
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British Dictionary definitions for elephant's-ear
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
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