a cattail, Typha elephantina, of southern Asia, used for making rope and baskets.
any of various stout tropical grasses or grasslike plants, esp Pennisetum purpureum, and Typha elephantina, a type of reed mace
noun 1. a gun of very large caliber, as .410 or greater, used in killing elephants or other big game. noun 1. a gun used in the hunting of elephants 2. (Austral, slang) a surfboard for riding large waves
[el-uh-fuh n-tahy-uh-sis, -fan-] /ˌɛl ə fənˈtaɪ ə sɪs, -fæn-/ noun 1. Pathology. a chronic filarial disease resulting in lymphatic obstruction, characterized by marked enlargement of the parts affected, especially of the legs and scrotum, transmitted by mosquitoes. 2. untoward growth or development: bureaucratic elephantiasis. /ˌɛlɪfənˈtaɪəsɪs/ noun 1. (pathol) a complication of chronic filariasis, in which […]
- Elephantiasis neuromatosa
elephantiasis neuromatosa elephantiasis neu·ro·ma·to·sa (nu-rō’mə-tō’sə, nyu-) n. Enlargement of a limb due to diffuse neurofibromatosis of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
- Elephantiasis scroti
elephantiasis scroti elephantiasis scro·ti (skrō’tī) n. See chyloderma.