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love-lies-bleed·ing

(lŭv′līz-blē′dĭng)
n.
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.

love-lies-bleeding

n
(Plants) any of several amaranthaceous plants of the genus Amaranthus, esp A. caudatus, having drooping spikes of small red flowers

love′-lies`-bleed′ing



n.
an amaranth, Amaranthus caudatus, having spikes of crimson flowers.
[1600–10]
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Noun1.love-lies-bleeding - 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