[joh-zuhfs-koht, -suhfs-]
a cultivated form of Amaranthus tricolor, having headlike clusters of small flowers and blotched and colored leaves.
Compare tampala.

1865–70, Americanism; named after Joseph (def 1) and his coat of many colors Unabridged
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