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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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"The idea that I got him to move on and do what he really wanted is cool to know as a friend," said Amarant, 27.
Dit is voorts opvallend dat Bekker dikwels van halfryme in Van roes en amarant gebruik maak, en dat die strofebou meermale iewers tussen reelmatigheid en onreelmatigheid te staan kom.
I slew a Giant Amarant In battel fiercely hand to hand And doughty Barknard killed I The mighty Duke of that same land.
Australian, Singaporean and British secondary students were concerned about global warming a decade ago, although this was not found in other international studies from the USA and Europe (Amarant, 2006).
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.
Malcolm Whitehead, director of the Amarant Trust which provides help and advice to menopausal women, said it was important to remember that not every type of HRT had the same effect.
A spokeswoman for the Amarant Trust, a menopause advice line run by nurses, said: "We're not here to tell anybody what to do.
Here Heraud defeated Elendant and Guy slew Soldan, leader of the opposing forces, and the giant Amarant.
Then he returned and wedded Phelis, but in forty days went back to the Holy Land, where he slew the giant Amarant, and many others.