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.
A flat, crisp, sugared pastry.
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