prince's feather

noun

Definition of prince's feather

: a showy widely cultivated annual plant (Amaranthus hypochondriacus or A. cruentus) of the amaranth family having dense usually red spikes of flowers

First Known Use of prince's feather

1668, in the meaning defined above

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“Prince's feather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prince%27s%20feather. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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