elephant's ear definition

  • noun:
    • a name directed at particular types of the genus Begonia, which may have immense one-sided leaves.
    • tropical South United states tree having a wide-spreading top of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fresh fruits; grown for color and decoration and valuable wood
    • any plant for the genus Alocasia having big showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries
    • a name provided to particular species of the genus Begonia, that have enormous one-sided leaves.
    • a name provided to certain types of the genus Begonia, that have immense one-sided leaves.
    • tropical Southern United states tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; cultivated for shade and ornament including important timber
    • tropical Southern American tree having a wide-spreading top of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fresh fruits; grown for tone and ornament as well as important wood
    • any plant associated with the genus Alocasia having huge showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish fruits
    • any plant associated with the genus Alocasia having big showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish fruits

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