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/ˈprɪn sɪzˈfɛθ ər/
a tall, showy plant,
Amaranthus hybridus erythrostachys,
of the amaranth family, having reddish foliage and thick spikes of small, red flowers.
a hairy, much-branched, plant,
of the buckwheat family, native to Asia and Australia, having pink or rose-colored flower spikes, naturalized in North America.
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British Dictionary definitions for
an amaranthaceous garden plant,
Amaranthus hybridus hypochondriacus,
with spikes of bristly brownish-red flowers
a tall tropical polygonaceous plant,
with hanging spikes of pink flowers
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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