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

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