amaranth


am·a·ranth

noun \ˈam-ə-ˌran(t)th\

Definition of AMARANTH

1
: any plant of the genus Amaranthus
2
: a red acid azo dye C20H11N2Na3O10S3 that is used chiefly in coloring foods, beverages, and pharmaceutical preparations and in dyeing wool and silk

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up amaranth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).