amorphophallus

noun amor·pho·phal·lus \əˌmȯrfəˈfaləs\

Definition of amorphophallus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of tropical East Indian aroids having a mottled flowering spathe in advance of the large compound leaf and often attaining a height of several feet — see krubi

  2. 2 plural -es :  a plant of the genus Amorphophallus

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Origin and Etymology of amorphophallus

New Latin, from amorph- + phallus


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