coleus

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English[edit]

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Hybrid coleus

Etymology[edit]

From the former genus name Coleus, from Ancient Greek κολεός (koleos, a sheath), referring to the manner in which the stamens are united.

Noun[edit]

coleus (plural coleuses)

  1. A plant of several species of the mint family, cultivated for its bright-colored or variegated leaves.

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Noun[edit]

cōleus m (genitive cōleī); second declension

  1. sack (bag for liquids or grains)
  2. (in the plural, vulgar) scrotum, testicles

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cōleus cōleī
genitive cōleī cōleōrum
dative cōleō cōleīs
accusative cōleum cōleōs
ablative cōleō cōleīs
vocative cōlee cōleī

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