Elephant-ear meaning

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.
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Used other than as an idiom: see elephant,"Ž ear.
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A flat, crisp, sugared pastry.
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Any of several plants in tribe Colocasieae or Caladieae.
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Origin of elephant-ear

  • Sense 1, from its shape Sense 2, from the appearance of the broad leaves

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From general resemblance in form

    From Wiktionary