Meaning of amaranth
Pronunciation: (am'u-ranth"), [key]
- an imaginary, undying flower.
- any plant of the genus Amaranthus, some species of which are cultivated as food and some for their showy flower clusters or foliage. Cf. amaranth family.
- a purplish-red, water-soluble powder, CHNONa, an azo dye used chiefly to color pharmaceuticals, food, and garments.
- amaranth (Thesaurus)