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Noun: elephant's-foot  e-lu-funts fût
  1. South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
    - tortoise plant, Hottentot bread vine, Hottentot's bread vine, Dioscorea elephantipes
  2. Any plant of the genus Elephantopus having heads of blue or purple flowers; America

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, vine

Part of: Dioscorea, Elephantopus, genus Dioscorea, genus Elephantopus

Encyclopedia: Elephant's-foot