Word of the day

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amaranthine (adj) – 1. Of, relating to, or resembling an amaranth (Any of various annual plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense green or reddish clusters of tiny flowers and including weeds, ornamentals, and species cultivated for their edible leaves and seeds. Also called pigweed).
2. Eternally beautiful and unfading; everlasting.
3. Deep purple-red.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : 1660s, “unfading, undying,” poetic (apparently coined by Milton), also amarantine.

 


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