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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 wine selection at Amaranto is as sweeping as you would expect at such a hotel but the bar's key innovation is an entire wall of 250 Italian wines, all of which are available by the glass.
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Steven Gerrard is pulled back by Atletico Madrid''s Luis Amaranto (above left) during last night's game, while (clockwise from above right) goalscorer Diego Forlan celebrates becoming Liverpool's nemesis once again, Yossi Benayoun goes close with a far post header and skipper Steven Gerrard hits the deck Pictures: Jason Roberts didn't Lucas Leiva tries to lift the ball past Atletico''s Luis Amaranto Perea
DENIED: David N'Gog is foiled by Atletico's Luis Amaranto Perea during the Europa League semi-final first leg
OH SO CLOSE: Atletico Madrid''s Luis Amaranto Perea (left) and Liverpool''s Steven Gerrard (right) in action during the Europa League semi-final first leg match at the Vicente Calderon Stadium last night.
El amaranto recurso forrajero Mexicano no aprocechado.
A talent scout happens to see them play and offers Tato a spot at the prestigious Deportivo Amaranto club, where he becomes a minor celebrity.