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 for Coleus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coleus \Co"le*us\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a sheath; -- referring to
     the manner in which the stamens are united.] (Bot.)
     A plant of several species of the Mint family, cultivated for
     its bright-colored or variegated leaves.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any of various Old World tropical plants of the genus
           Coleus having multicolored decorative leaves and spikes of
           blue flowers [syn: coleus, flame nettle]

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