amaranth purple

noun

Definition of amaranth purple

: a deep purplish red that is bluer and stronger than American beauty, redder and less strong than magenta (see magenta sense 2a), and redder, lighter, and slightly stronger than hollyhock

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First Known Use of amaranth purple

1851, in the meaning defined above

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“Amaranth purple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amaranth%20purple. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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