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An annual plant (Amaranthus caudatus) native to South America, having clusters of small red flowers and widely cultivated as an ornamental and for its edible seeds.
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(Plants) any of several amaranthaceous plants of the genus Amaranthus, esp A. caudatus, having drooping spikes of small red flowers
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an amaranth, Amaranthus caudatus, having spikes of crimson flowers.
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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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