coleus

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Hybrid coleus

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

coleus (plural coleuses)

  1. A plant in the mint family, Plectranthus scutellarioides (formerly known as Coleus blumei and Solenostemon scutellarioides), cultivated for its bright-colored or variegated leaves.
  2. Any other plant formerly classified in the genus Coleus, which is now considered to be a synonym of Plectranthus

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κολεός (koleós, a sheath).

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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

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cōleus cōleī
Genitive cōleī cōleōrum
Dative cōleō cōleīs
Accusative cōleum cōleōs
Ablative cōleō cōleīs
Vocative cōlee cōleī

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