from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common name for plants of the genus Begonia, from the form of their leaves.
- n. In India, Siphonanthus hastata, a Himalayan shrub belonging to the verbena family. The name translates the native name hattee-kana, and refers to the shape of the leaves.
- n. In the United States, a common name for the large-leaved Caladium Colocasia, planted for ornament.
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That Saturday, Irma's 33-year-old nephew, John Walter, moved an elephant's-ear plant that is more than 20 years old into the bed of a pickup for the journey to the living room of the new house.