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Noun: croton  krow-t(u)n
  1. Grown in many varieties for their brightly coloured foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant
    - Codiaeum variegatum
     
  2. Tropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil
    - Croton tiglium

Derived forms: crotons

Type of: bush, shrub

Part of: Codiaeum, genus Codiaeum, genus Croton

Encyclopedia: Croton, New York