Definition of Joseph's coat
1 : a coat of many colors a country as dappled and patchy as Joseph's coat — T. H. Fielding
2 : any of certain plants with variegated foliage: such as a : a tampala with red and green variegated leaves grown as an ornamental b : coleus
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Origin and Etymology of joseph's coat
after Joseph, Old Testament patriarch; from his coat of many colors (Genesis 37:3—AV)
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