Joseph's-coat


Joseph's-coat
/joh"zeuhfs koht", -seuhfs-/, n.
a cultivated form of Amaranthus tricolor, having headlike clusters of small flowers and blotched and colored leaves. Cf. tampala.
[1865-70, Amer.; named after JOSEPH (def. 1) and his coat of many colors]

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