amarant

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amarant (plural amarants)

  1. Obsolete form of amaranth.
    • 1667, John Milton, “Book III”, in Paradise Lost. A Poem Written in Ten Books, London: [] [Samuel Simmons], [], OCLC 228722708; republished as Paradise Lost in Ten Books: [], London: Basil Montagu Pickering [], 1873, OCLC 230729554, lines 351–357:
      With ſolemn adoration down they [the angels] caſt
      Thir Crowns inwove with Amarant and Gold;
      Immortal Amarant, a Flour which once
      In Paradiſe, faſt by the Tree of Life
      Began to bloom, but ſoon for mans offence
      To Heav'n remov'd where firſt it grew, there grows,
      And flours aloft ſhading the Fount of Life, []
    • 1760, [James] Scott, Heaven: A Vision, Cambridge: Printed by J. Bentham, printer to the University, for W. Thurlbourn & J. Woodyer; [], OCLC 731599385, stanza VII, page 8:
      Thouſands of flow'rs their ſilken webs unfold, / Amarants, immortal amarants ariſe, / Theſe beaming bright with vegetable gold, / And theſe with azure, theſe with Tyrian dyes; []
    • 1989, Heinz Brücher, “Farinaceous Plants”, in Useful Plants of Neotropical Origin and Their Wild Relatives, Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, DOI:10.1007/978-3-642-73313-0, →ISBN, section 1 (Amaranthus spp.), page 54:
      Such vegetable amarants have a fair content of protein and are rich in Vitamins A and C, as well as in minerals; but they contain also slight amounts of anti-nutritional factors, especially oxalates and nitrates. These leaf-producing amarants are adapted to many different ecological environments.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀμάραντος (amárantos).

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amarant m (plural amarants)

  1. amaranth (herb of the genus Amaranthus)

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

amarant

  1. present participle of amarar

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Czech[edit]

Amarant

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amarant m anim

  1. firefinch

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  • amarant in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • amarant in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Latin[edit]

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amārant

  1. third-person plural pluperfect active indicative of amō

Slovene[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /amaràːnt/, /amaráːnt/

Noun[edit]

amarānt m inan

  1. amaranth

Inflection[edit]

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. amaránt
gen. sing. amaránta
singular dual plural
nominative amaránt amaránta amaránti
accusative amaránt amaránta amaránte
genitive amaránta amarántov amarántov
dative amarántu amarántoma amarántom
locative amarántu amarántih amarántih
instrumental amarántom amarántoma amaránti

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Further reading[edit]

  • amarant”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran