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    • any one of numerous exotic Asian aroids of…
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alocasia definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous exotic Asian aroids of this genus Alocasia, grown as ornamentals for huge heart-shaped or arrowhead-shaped leaves.
    • some of several tropical Asian plants, associated with the genus Alocasia, having heart- or arrowhead-shaped leaves
    • any plant regarding the genus Alocasia having big showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish fruits.
    • A genus of kitchen stove vegetation flowers of 20 or even more types from the household AraceƦ, natives of tropical Asia plus the Malayan isles. Closely allied to Colocasia. See cut-under ape, 2.
    • any plant of genus Alocasia having big showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries
    • Any of different tropical Asian aroids of this genus Alocasia, cultivated as ornamentals because of their huge heart-shaped or arrowhead-shaped leaves.
    • any one of several exotic Asian flowers, of this genus Alocasia, having heart- or arrowhead-shaped leaves
    • any plant associated with genus Alocasia having big showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries.
    • A genus of stove foliage plants of 20 or more species belonging to the family AraceƦ, natives of tropical Asia and the Malayan Islands. Closely allied to Colocasia. See cut under ape, 2.
    • any plant regarding the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries
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