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Meaning of prince's-feather

prince's-feath•er

Pronunciation: (prin'siz-feth'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a tall, showy plant, Amaranthus hybridus erythrostachys, of the amaranth family, having reddish foliage and thick spikes of small, red flowers.
  2. a hairy, much-branched, plant, Polygonum orientale, of the buckwheat family, native to Asia and Australia, having pink or rose-colored flower spikes, naturalized in North America.
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