elephant earelephant ear
- See palmier.
- Any of several plants grown as ornamentals for their large heart-shaped leaves, especially several genera in the family Araceae, including Alocasia, Caladium, Colocasia, and Xanthosoma.
Origin of elephant earSense 1, from its shape. Sense 2, from the appearance of the broad leaves.
(plural elephant ears)
From general resemblance in form