amaranth family


noun

the plant family Amaranthaceae, typified by herbaceous, often weedy plants having alternate or opposite leaves and small, chaffy flowers without petals in brightly colored dense clusters, including the cockscomb, pigweed, and amaranth.

Nearby words

  1. amantadine,
  2. amanuensis,
  3. amanullah khan,
  4. amapá,
  5. amaranth,
  6. amaranthaceous,
  7. amaranthine,
  8. amarelle,
  9. amaretti,
  10. amaretto

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