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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various plants of a particular genus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; Seed of such plants used as a native cereal in Central and South America.

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  • Thankfully, nutritious amaranth is now cultivated for its seeds, used in candy and cereal.
  • I have already blogged three recipes using chauli aka amaranth greens,
  • Alegrías, whose name is derived from the Spanish word for "happy", are made from the highly nutritious, ancient grain amaranth.
  • The spinachlike green called amaranth is delicious in salads and looks beautiful in the garden with its wide, maroon-tinged leaves. for more
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