elephant's-foot

Primary Meanings of elephant's-foot

1.
n
South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark
2.
n
any plant of the genus Elephantopus having heads of blue or purple flowers; America
Full Definitions of elephant's-foot
1

n South African vine having a massive rootstock covered with deeply fissured bark

Synonyms:
Dioscorea elephantipes, Hottentot bread vine, Hottentot's bread vine, tortoise plant
Type of:
vine
a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
2

n any plant of the genus Elephantopus having heads of blue or purple flowers; America

Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

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