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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Amaranthoideae — the amaranths.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as amaranth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See Amarantus.
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- n. large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
From Latin amarantus, from Ancient Greek ἀμάραντος (amarantos, "unfading"). (Wiktionary)