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Noun: elephant's ear
  1. Any plant of the genus Alocasia having large showy basal leaves and boat-shaped spathe and reddish berries
    - alocasia, elephant ear
  2. Tropical South American tree having a wide-spreading crown of bipinnate leaves and coiled ear-shaped fruits; grown for shade and ornament as well as valuable timber
    - conacaste, Enterolobium cyclocarpa

Derived forms: elephant's ears

Type of: aroid, arum, tree

Part of: Enterolobium, genus Alocasia, genus Enterolobium

Encyclopedia: Elephant's ear