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Definition of the noun amaranthus

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noun - plural: -

  1. large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs


Amaranthus: In Greek mythology, Amaranthus was a hunter of the island of Euboea, a son of King Abas. He was loved by the goddess Artemis and joined her in the hunt. But he insulted Poseidon as worthless, claiming the bounty of the hunt was superior to that of the sea. For this the god sent a giant wave which washed him into the sea and drowned him. Artemis then turned him into an amaranth-flower, her sacred plant.

Phrases with Amaranthus

  1. Amaranthus Hybr
  2. amaranthus albus
  3. Amaranthus Alius
  4. Amaranthus Ataco
  5. Amaranthus Galii
  6. Amaranthus Major
  7. Amaranthus Minor
  8. Amaranthus Ruber
  9. Amaranthus rudis
  10. Amaranthus Aeneus
  11. Amaranthus Aureus
  12. Amaranthus blitum
  13. Amaranthus Caracu
  14. Amaranthus Cararu
  15. Amaranthus dubius
  16. Amaranthus Dussii
  17. Amaranthus edulis
  18. Amaranthus Fatine
  19. Amaranthus Flavus
  20. genus amaranthus

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Google previewThe Familiar Discourses of Dr. Martin Luther ... Translated ... by Captain Henry Bell ... A New Edition, Revised ... by J. Kerby, Etc (1818)

by Martin Luther, Henry Bell (Captain.), Joseph KERBY, Anton Lauterbach

AMARANTHUS is a flower that groweth in August; it is more a stalk than a flower, it is easily broken off, and groweth in joyful and pleasant sort; when all other flowers...

It is called Amaranthus from hence, that it neither withereth nor decayeth.

Google previewPlants in Changing Environments (1996)

Linking Physiological, Population, and Community Ecology by F. A. Bazzaz

Because Setaria is a weaker competitor, it is drastically reduced later in the season; Amaranthus is a very strong competitor. Similarly, under high nutrients, Setaria and Chenopodium are strong competitors, while Amaranthus is a weak ...

Google previewBulletin (1916)

by United States. Bureau of Entomology

Among the wild food plants, Amaranthus is the favorite. These weeds grow in abundance along fences and in neglected spots, and it frequently happens that the plants are so completely stripped of foliage that large patches of them die.

Google previewAlternative Control Practices for Amaranthus Palmeri ...

Amaranthus is the genus of the pigweed family. The word is derived from the Greek word, amarantus, which means “everlasting”. Palmer amaranth ( Amaranthus palmeri S. Wats AMAPA) are erect, glabrous, branched, herbaceous summer ...

Google previewExperiment Station Record (1912)

by United States. Office of Experiment Stations

Among the wild food plants, Amaranthus is the favorite. These weeds grow in abundance along fences and in neglected spots, and it frequently happens that the plants are so completely stripped of foliage that large patches of them die.

Google previewCereal Grains for the Food and Beverage Industries (2013)

by Elke K Arendt, Emanuele Zannini

Introduction Amaranthus is a genus (family Amaranthaceae) consisting of more than 50 species, some of which are cultivated for use as cereals, ...

Google previewBiotechnology and the Future of World Agriculture (1991)

The Fourth Resource by Henk Hobbelink

Another research priority relates to the long- term goal to transfer genes of Amaranthus coding for high protein content to crops such as rice and wheat.35 Amaranthus is an important crop for many subsistence farmers in the Third World.

Google previewEntomology bulletin - new series (1916)

Among the wild food plants, Amaranthus is the favorite. These weeds grow in abundance along fences and in neglected spots, and it frequently happens that the plants are so completely stripped of foliage that large patches of them die.

Google previewThe retir'd Gardener (1717)

by Louis Liger

The Amaranthus is a Plant from whose Root arife large Leaves fomewhat pointed , of a reddish Colour at the Edges,, and the other Parts of a brownish Green; out of the Middle ofthefe Leaves springs a Stem a Foot and half high, of a reddish ...

Google previewAfrican Indigenous Vegetables in Urban Agriculture (2009)

by Charlie M. Shackleton, Margaret W. Pasquini, Axel W. Drescher

Amaranthus is a relatively difficult group to master due to its cosmopolitan nature and similarity between species. Some scholars prefer to put what is now ...

Google previewThe familiar discourses of dr. Martin Luther, tr. by H. Bell (1818)

by Martin Luther

AMARANTHUS is a flower that growethin August ; itis more a stalk than a flower, it is easily broken off, and groweth in joyful and pleasant sort ; when all other flowers are gone and decayed, then this (being sprinkled with water) becometh fair ...

Google previewExperiment station r (1912)

Among the wild food plants, Amaranthus is the favorite. These weeds grow in abundance along fences and in neglected spots, and it frequently happens that the plants are so completely stripped of foliage that large patches of them die.

Google previewLe Jardinier solitaire, the Solitary or Carthusian Gard'ner, being dialogues between a gentleman and a gard'ner, containing the method to make and cultivate all sorts of gardens; with many new experiments therein; and reflections on the culture of trees ... Also The Compleat Florist; or, the universal culture of flowers, trees and shrubs, proper to imbellish gardens; with the way of raising all sorts of parterres, greens, knots, porticoes, columns and other ornaments. The whole illustrated with many cuts, and with the fable and moral of each plant. By the Sieur Louis Liger d'Auxerre ... Newly done into English (1706)

by François GENTIL (Gardener.)

The Variable Amaranthus is a Plant, that from its The Def ripRoot shoots up a Stalk of about a foot high, of a red-tion. dish colour, garnish'd with large, fmooth and shining Leaves,variegated with a beautiful green,with a yellow, and with a ...

Google previewFood, Cuisine, and Cultural Competency for Culinary, Hospitality, and Nutrition Professionals (2010)

by Sari Edelstein

Amaranthus is a popular vegetable in Rwanda. Moin-Moin 2 cups black- eyed peas 2 tomatoes 1⁄2 onion.

Google previewThe Natural Remedy Book for Women (1992)

by Diane Stein

Flower Essences: Amaranthus is the primary essence for boosting the immune system. Ginseng is for endocrine strengthening and balancing, and lemon is for the lymphatic system .

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

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The amaranthus is an annual, sown on a hot-bed; and the seeds being sown in this or the preceding month, in the hottest part of your garden, are to be raised under glasses. - . . The African marygold is also an annual, raised on a hot-bed.

Google previewWeedy and Invasive Plant Genomics (2009)

by C. Neal Stewart, Jr.

For instance, leafy spurge is a semi-, self-incompatible auto-allo hexaploid, and amaranthus is a complex group of sexually compatible dioecious and monoecious species. Moreover, most weeds are not very small in physical stature (relative ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Agronomic Plants (2012)

by G. Rehm

e Inca wheat f discipline des religieux, amarante caudé, amarante commune g Gartenfuchsschwanz,lnkaweizen р moncos-de- perú s kiwicha, moco de pavo, trigo del inca, bledo frances 156 Amaranthus шиши: L.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Amaranthus L. Amaranthaceae 109 A. cruentus L. English: purple amaranth, red amaranth, prince's feather Mexico: amaranto, chichilquilit, huauhquilitl (= yerba de bledos), quintonil blanco, iztaquilit A. deflexus L. (Amaranthus viridus sensu ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1735)

Containing the Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden, as Also the Physick Garden, Wilderness, Conservatory, and Vineyard by Philip Miller

The Tree Amaranthus ; vulg6. l. Amaranthus, maximus, pa- niculA longa pendula, semine rubello, Retii Hist. The long pendulous Amaranthus, with reddish-coloured Seeds, commonly call'd, Love lies a Bleeding. a.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cultivated Plants (2013)

From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo

The Greeks cultivated Mediterranean amaranth (Amaranthus graecizans), but the plant may not have been widely grown in the Mediterranean because Spain, importing Amerindian species of the plant in the 16th century, appears to have ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

Am ARANTHUS BICOLOR, MELANCHOLICUS, or two coloured amaranthus. This greatly resembles the Tricolor, (See § 6.) in its manner of growth ; but the ...

Google previewMansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (2001)

(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research

Amaranthus hybridus L., Sp. PI. (1753) 990. Amaranthus chlorostachys Willd.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

(Amaranthus dubius E.H.L. Krause; Amaranthus tristis Willd.) Tropics. Erect branched herb, weed, ridged, several procumbent stems from the base, greenish flowers borne in clusters in the axils and in terminal branched heads or spikes, fruits ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

AMARANTHUS, in botany, from a privative, and papaww, ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

Name given to certain almond-flavoured French pastries and sponges amandine butter see almond hutter amaranth 1 A widely distrihuted tropical and suh-tropical plant species Amaranthus spp. whose leaves are used as a vegetahle, ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

The genus Amaranthus has mostly mowecious flowers. Some of the species are naturally of singular form, and others assume singular but monstrous forms through cultivation. Love-lies-bleeding (Amaranthus caudatus), prince's feather .

Google previewThe Rural Cyclopedia, Or A General Dictionary of Agriculture, and of the Arts, Sciences, Instruments, and Practice, Necessary to the Farmer, Stockfarmer, Gardener, Forester, Landsteward, Farrier, & C (1847)

by John Marius Wilson

AMARANTH, or FLoweR-GENTLE,—botanically Amaranthus. A large genus of annual flower| ing plants, forming the type of the order Amaranthaceae. This order comprises the genera Achyranthes, Philoxerus, Desmochoetae, Alternathera, ...

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