noun. tropical Asiatic shrub; source of croton oil.
- Croton tiglium
- croton oil
- genus Croton
noun. grown in many varieties for their brightly colored foliage; widely cultivated as a houseplant.
- Codiaeum variegatum
Example sentences of the word croton
1. Noun, singular or mass
Select a croton that has been raised outdoors so it will not suffer shock from the sunshine.