Definition of White elephant

1. Noun. A valuable possession whose upkeep is excessively expensive.

Generic synonyms: Possession

2. Noun. Albinic Indian elephant; rare and sometimes venerated in east Asia.
Generic synonyms: Elephas Maximus, Indian Elephant

Definition of White elephant

1. Noun. An albino elephant. ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic) An ornament etc that is unwanted or is a financial burden; an unprofitable investment. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of White Elephant

white corpuscle
white croaker
white currant
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white daisy
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white diarrhoea
white dipladenia
white dog's-tooth violet
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white dwarf
white dwarf star
white dwarfs
white elephant (current term)
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white elm
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white false indigo
white fat
white feather
white feldspar
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white fir
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white flag
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white flour

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