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|Noun||1.||tassel flower - tropical Asiatic annual cultivated for its small tassel-shaped heads of scarlet flowers|
|2.||tassel flower - tropical African annual having scarlet tassel-shaped flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Cacalia|
|3.||tassel flower - young leaves widely used as leaf vegetables; seeds used as cereal|
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food