Amaranthus cruentus

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Noun1.Amaranthus cruentus - tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purpleAmaranthus 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
amaranth - any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food
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These run from a simple lentil soup at pounds 4 to molokhia or East African spinach cooked with onion, garlic and spices.
The basics are olive oil, octopus, snails and vlita, a vegetable the Chinese call African spinach.
The basics are olive oil,octopus, snails and vlita, a vegetable the Chinese call African spinach.

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