amaranth

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English[edit]

Amaranths in a garden.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin amarantus (influenced by plant names derived from Greek ἄνθος (ánthos)), from Ancient Greek ἀμάραντος (amárantos, unfading)

Noun[edit]

amaranth (plural amaranths)

  1. Any of various herbs, of the genus Amaranthus.
  2. Their flowers' characteristic purplish red color; a red to purple azo dye used as a food colouring and in cosmetics.
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  3. The seed of these plants, used as a cereal.

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