Amaranthus

noun
large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
Syn: ↑genus Amaranthus
Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Amaranthaceae, ↑family Amaranthaceae, ↑amaranth family
Member Meronyms: ↑amaranth, ↑thorny amaranth, ↑Amaranthus spinosus

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\\ˌaməˈran(t)thəs\ noun
Etymology: New Latin — more at amaranth
1. capitalized : a large and widely distributed genus (the type of the family Amaranthaceae) of mostly coarse annual herbs having alternate leaves and small flowers with a 5-parted calyx and 2-celled anthers
2. -es : a plant of the genus Amaranthus — see pigweed

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  • Amaranthus, S. (1) — 1S. Amaranthus, (28. Oct.), ein Martyrer in Afrika. S. S. Sufronius …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Amaranthus, S. (2) — 2S. Amaranthus, M. (7. Nov.) Der hl. Amaranth soll nach Einigen unter der Verfolgung des Decius, nach Andern durch die Grausamkeit des deutschen (alemannischen) Königs Chrocus, der unter der Regierung der Kaiser Valerianus und Gallienus bei der… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

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  • Amaranthus — ID 3017 Symbol Key AMARA Common Name pigweed Family Amaranthaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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