elephant's ear

noun

Definition of elephant's ear 

: any of several large-leaved plants of the arum family: such as

a : taro

b : any of a genus (Alocasia) of tropical Asian perennial herbs cultivated as ornamentals for their large heavily veined basal leaves

First Known Use of elephant's ear

1866, in the meaning defined above

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