Amaranth

Word AMARANTH
Character 8
Hyphenation am a ranth
Pronunciations N/A

Definitions and meanings of "Amaranth"

What do we mean by amaranth?

Any of various annual plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense green or reddish clusters of tiny flowers and including weeds, ornamentals, and species cultivated for their edible leaves and seeds. noun

The small edible seeds of several of these species. noun

An imaginary flower that never fades. noun

A deep reddish purple to dark or grayish, purplish red. noun

A dark red to purple azo dye. noun

An imaginary flower supposed never to fade: used chiefly in poetry. noun

A plant of the genus Amarantus (which see). The globe-amaranth, Gomphrena globosa, of the same natural order. noun

A name given to mixtures of coloring matters of which the chief constituent is magenta (which see). noun

Same as purple heart. noun

An acid dyestuff, of the monoazo type, which dyes wool and silk a pure bluish red that is moderately fast to light and milling. It is known by various other names, as azo acid-rubine, Bordeaux S, and fast red. noun

An imaginary flower supposed never to fade. noun

A genus of ornamental annual plants (Amaranthus) of many species, with green, purplish, or crimson flowers. noun

A color inclining to purple. noun

Any of various herbs, of the genus Amaranthus. noun

Their flowers' characteristic purplish red color; a red to purple azo dye used as a food colouring and in cosmetics. noun

The seed of these plants, used as a cereal. noun

Seed of amaranth plants used as a native cereal in Central and South America noun

Any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food noun

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The word "amaranth" in example sentences

Now widely sold in health food stores and supermarkets north of the border, amaranth is also available on the Internet (see Sources, below.) ❋ Unknown (2006)

Current interest in amaranth, while well-deserved, gives no indication of the cultural conflict it once caused during the sometimes painful birth of a new nation. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Thankfully, nutritious amaranth is now cultivated for its seeds, used in candy and cereal. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Alegrías, whose name is derived from the Spanish word for "happy", are made from the highly nutritious, ancient grain amaranth. ❋ Unknown (2007)

The spinachlike green called amaranth is delicious in salads and looks beautiful in the garden with its wide, maroon-tinged leaves. ❋ Clark Frasier (2003)

I have already blogged three recipes using chauli aka amaranth greens, ❋ Unknown (2008)

In partnership with Urban Harvest, the farmers are not only growing food to eat and sell but, perhaps surprisingly, also becoming suppliers of seed of traditional leafy African vegetables such as amaranth, spider plant and African nightshade for the commercial vegetable rural farmers who supply the Nairobi city with these high-demand commodities. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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