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- n. Any of the genus Alternanthera of herbaceous plants in the amaranth family.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of dwarf tufted plants, natural order Amarantaceœ: so called from the stamens being alternately fertile and barren.
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- n. genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)