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coleus

noun co·le·us \ˈkō-lē-əs\

Definition of COLEUS

:  any of a large genus (Coleus) of Old World herbs of the mint family including ones cultivated for their colorful foliage
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Origin of COLEUS

New Latin, genus name, from Greek koleos, koleon sheath
First Known Use: 1885

Rhymes with COLEUS

COLEUSES Defined for Kids

coleus

noun co·le·us \ˈkō-lē-əs\

Definition of COLEUS for Kids

:  a plant grown as a houseplant or a garden plant for its many-colored leaves

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