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am·a·ranth

, amaranthum (am'ă-ranth, am-ă-ran'thŭm), [C.I. 16185]
An azo dye; a soluble reddish-brown powder that turns magenta red in solution; used as a food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic coloring agent, and occasionally in histology.
[G. amaranthon, a never-fading flower]

am·a·ranth

(am'ă-ranth)
A weed (Amaranthus) of widespread geographic distribution; some species are consumed as a foodstuff; its prolific ability to produce seed allows its use as a flour. Purported value both internally and externally (e.g., astringent).
Synonym(s): love-lies-bleeding, red cockscomb.
[G. amaranthon, a never-fading flower]
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Amarant will lead guests on a mile-long walk along the preserve's trails and share his knowledge of stars, planets and solar systems.
Consultant gynaecologist Malcolm Whitehead, director of the Amarant Trust which advises women on HRT, criticised The Lancet for publishing the data about the Habits trial too soon.
If you're having trouble of this kind, do ring the AMARANT TRUST helpline: 0901 607 0312 (11am to 6pm, cost 60p per minute) who will tide you over this difficult time.
The Menopause Amarant Trust helpline in London was swamped all day after a massive study of the disease revealed the link.
You may also find it useful to contact the Amarant Trust on 01293 413 000.
Overseas bidders can register for phone bids by contacting Lisa Amarant at Racing Victoria on 00 61 3 9258 4389 or fax 00 61 3 9258 4707.
Bidders from outside Australia can register for phone bids by contacting Lisa Amarant at Racing Victoria on 00 61 3 9258 4389 or fax 00 61 3 9258 4707.
Contact the Amarant Trust on 01293-413000 (lines are open between 11am and 6pm) and talk to one of their specialist nurses.