purple amaranth


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Noun1.purple amaranth - tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purplepurple amaranth - 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
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food