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|Noun||1.||Amaranthus cruentus - tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple; seeds often used as cereal|
Amaranthus hybridus erythrostachys, Amaranthus hybridus hypochondriacus, gentleman's-cane, purple amaranth, red amaranth, prince's-feather, prince's-plume
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food