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Definition of the noun amaranth

What does amaranth mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amaranths

  1. seed of amaranth plants used as a native cereal in Central and South America
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic words: caryopsis / grain = dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
  2. any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food

Alternative definition of the noun amaranth

noun

  1. Any of various herbs, of the genus Amaranthus.
  2. Their flowers' characteristic purplish red color; a red to purple azo dye used as a food colouring and in cosmetics.
  3. The seed of these plants, used as a cereal.

Group

Amaranth is a musical group.

  • albums: "You Shine, Beyond Dawn", "I Have the Right to Remain Silent"

Business

Amaranth is a publisher.

Character

Amaranth is a fictional character from the 2013 film Bul Bul.

Music

  1. "Amaranth" is the second single from Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish's Dark Passion Play album, and also the second single with the former frontwoman Anette Olzon. The official debut date was August 22, 2007, but it leaked onto the internet before the official release, though the exact date it leaked is unknown.
  2. "Amaranth" is the first studio album of the Korean pop-ballad duo Davichi, released on January 28, 2008. Actress Lee Mi-yeon and former labelmate Lee Hyori starred in the music video for their debut single, "I Love You Even Though I Hate You". Many composers contributed to the album, including Cho Young Soo, Ahn Min Young, and Park Geun Tae.
  3. "Amaranth" is a 2007 single album by Nightwish.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  4. "Amaranth" is a composition, cataloged instance.

Writings

"Amaranth" is a book by Nelia Benson.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1984

Miscellanea

  1. Amaranth is a reddish-rose color that is a representation of the color of the flower of the amaranth plant. The color shown is the color of the red amaranth flower, but there are other varieties of amaranth that have other colors of amaranth flowers; these colors are also shown below.
  2. Amaranth, FD&C Red No. 2, E123, C.I. Food Red 9, Acid Red 27, Azorubin S, or C.I. 16185 is a dark red to purple azo dye used as a food dye and to color cosmetics. The name was taken from amaranth grain, a plant distinguished by its red color and edible protein-rich seeds.
    • also known as E 123, E123, Potravinářská červeň, Viktoriarubín, Amarant
  3. Amaranth was a four-masted barquentine built by Matthew Turner of Benicia, California in 1901. Amaranth sailed in the China trade between Puget Sound and Shanghai. She was wrecked on a guano island in the South Pacific in 1913 while carrying a load of coal.

Phrases with Amaranth

  1. amaranth family
  2. Mat Amaranth
  3. red amaranth
  4. Slim Amaranth
  5. Tall Amaranth
  6. False Amaranth
  7. globe amaranth
  8. Spiny Amaranth
  9. purple amaranth
  10. Smooth Amaranth
  11. spleen amaranth
  12. Sticky Amaranth
  13. thorny amaranth
  14. African Amaranth
  15. Brown's Amaranth
  16. Florida Amaranth
  17. Fringed Amaranth
  18. Gregg's Amaranth
  19. Pigweed Amaranth
  20. Redroot Amaranth

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Amaranth

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Google previewUnderutilized and Underexploited Horticultural Crops: (2008)

by K.V. Peter

Amaranth is the most often used as a leaf green vegetable in many parts of the world. Vegetable Amaranth is an excellent crop for the home gardener because it is a rapid growing, nutritious crop.

Grain amaranth is a new crop and has the potential to broaden diversity of commercially grown crops and, thus, make an ...

Google previewAn Improved System of Botanic Medicine (1854)

Founded Upon Correct Physiological Principles, Comprising a Complete Treatise on the Practice of Medicine, with a Co[pio]us Materia Medica by Horton Howard

T1-rs amaranth is an annual plant, much cultivated in gardens for its beautiful red appearance, rising to the height of from...

Google previewWeeds of Canada and the Northern United States (1999)

A Guide for Identification by France Royer, Richard Dickinson

Plant: Green amaranth is a common weed of gardens, fields, and waste areas. It is a slender plant with erect reddish stems up to...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Food Grains (2015)

by Colin W Wrigley, Harold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman, Jonathan Faubion

Amaranth is a fast-growing, high-nitrogen, and highbiomass plant that can be used fresh or as silage for animal feed.

Google previewThe Art of Simple Food II (2013)

Recipes, Flavor, and Inspiration from the New Kitchen Garden by Alice Waters

Amaranth is a heat-loving plant and will do well in drought situations. It is easy to grow and the colorful plants are quite ornamental, making them a perfect edible addition to the flower garden. Plant it after any threat of frost in full to partial sun.

Google previewEssential Guide to Food Additives (2013)

by Mike Saltmarsh, Sue Barlow

Number Product E 123 Amaranth CI food red 9 FD&C red no.2 Colour Index No: 16185 Sources Amaranth is a water-soluble synthetic dye commercially available as the sodium salt of the dye. It is also available as the aluminium lake, which is ...

Google previewBread and Its Fortification (2015)

Nutrition and Health Benefits by Cristina M. Rosell, Joanna Bajerska, Aly F. El Sheikha

Amaranth is an excellent source of high-quality balanced protein, composed mainly of globulins and albumins, which have high bioavailability (Escudero et al. 2004). Moreover, amaranth is a good source of vitamins and minerals especially, ...

Google previewAt Home in the Whole Food Kitchen (2015)

Celebrating the Art of Eating Well by Amy Chaplin

Amaranth is a flowering plant whose tiny seeds can be eaten as a grain. Like quinoa, amaranth is an ancient grain from the high valleys of the Andes, a richly nutritious food that is exceptionally high in protein and calcium. It has a ...

Google previewStaying Healthy with Nutrition, rev (2012)

The Complete Guide to Diet and Nutritional Medicine by Elson Haas, Buck Levin

Amaranth is a fairly new grain in North American food stores (ofien pearled or polished), but it is an ancient food native to Central America and used by such cultures as the Aztecs and the Mayan Indians. This high-protein, high-iron grain can ...

Google previewVegetables (2004)

by G. J. H. Grubben

Amaranth is a quantitative short-day plant, which is an advantage in the subtropics where the generative stage is retarded during summer. Amaranths like fertile, well-drained soils with a loose structure. The mineral uptake is very high.

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

by Elke K Arendt, Emanuele Zannini

Amaranth is a pseudo-cereal crop, producing cereal-like grains containing an unusual type of starch, high-quality oil and high levels of nutritionally favourable proteins, and it represents a suitable foodstuff for patients with gluten intolerance.

Google previewSupergrains (2013)

Cook Your Way to Great Health by Chrissy Freer

mg Gluten free Amaranth is a pseudo-grain, like quinoa, ...

Google previewPseudocereals and Less Common Cereals (2002)

Grain Properties and Utilization Potential by Peter S. Belton, John R.N. Taylor

Furthermore, amaranth is a good source of vitamin E [25, 66], which among other things possesses an anti-oxidative effect and therefore prolongs the stability of the oil. Besides tocopherols (more y- than a-tocopherol), toco- trienols are also ...

Google previewSurvival Wisdom & Know How (2012)

Everything You Need to Know to Thrive in the Wilderness by The Editors of Stackpole Books

Amaranthus, Prince's Feather, Pigweed, Slender Pigweed, Prostrate Pigweed, Keerless, Careless, Careless Weed, LoveLiesBleeding, Floramor, Flower Gentle, Velvet Flower, Flower Velure. Characteristics: Amaranth is an erect annual, ...

Google previewHomegrown Whole Grains (2009)

Grow, Harvest, and Cook Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rice, Corn and More by Sara Pitzer

Amaranth is a not a typical grain plant. Rather than a grass, it is a tall, 6- to 9-foot broadleaf plant. Its leaves can be steamcooked, as you would spinach. (Leaves have a milder flavor and contain less oxalic acid, which keeps the body from ...

Google previewGluten-Free Holiday Baking (2012)

by Ellen Brown

Amaranth flour: Amaranth is a tiny seed native to Central America; it was one of ...

Google preview50 Secrets of the World's Longest Living People (2009)

by Sally Beare

Amaranth is a spinachlike vegetable that is grown in Bama. Its seeds have recently become popular among healthfood enthusiasts in the West, since they are rich in nutrients, including protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They can ...

Google previewApplied Plant Genomics and Biotechnology (2015)

by Palmiro Poltronieri, Yiguo Hong

Palmer amaranth is a weed especially in the south-eastern United States. It outcompetes cotton for moisture, light and soil nutrients and can quickly take over fields. Farmers had historically used multiple herbicides, which slowed the ...

Google previewLiving Cuisine (2004)

The Art of Spirit of Raw Foods by Renee Loux Underkoffler

Grown by the ancient Aztecs in South America and in the Himalayan regions of India, Nepal, China, and Tibet, amaranth is a hearty plant that can thrive in weak and poor soil and drought conditions. Much of the high-protein complex is ...

Google previewFlour and Breads and their Fortification in Health and Disease Prevention (2011)

by Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson, Vinood B. Patel

Flour and Breads l Amaranth is a good source of.

Google previewCooking through Cancer Treatment to Recovery (2015)

Easy, Flavorful Recipes to Prevent and Decrease Side Effects at Every Stage of Conventional Therapy by Susan Gins, MA, MS, CN, Lisa A. Price, ND

Health Tip 101: Amaranth is a grain that is high in protein. It is also high in the amino acid lysine which helps convert fatty acids into energy and can counteract the effects of steroids on fat retention. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope ...

Google previewBook Of Calories and Phytosterols In Foods (2013)

by Mary Curtis

Amaranth is a plant that comes to us from ancient days. Although some consider it a weed, people throughout Asia, Central America, North America, and South America cultivate it. Harvested Amaranth seeds are for grain and cereal. The plant ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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