coleus definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous old-world herbs associated with the genus Coleus in the mint household, widely cultivated because of their multicolored attractive leaves. Also known as fire nettle.
    • A plant of a number of species of the mint family members, cultivated for the bright-colored or variegated leaves.
    • some of different old-world herbs for the genus Coleus into the mint household, commonly developed because of their multicolored ornamental leaves. Also referred to as flame nettle.
    • A plant of several types of the mint family, cultivated for its bright-colored or variegated leaves.

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