amaranth family

amaranth family

noun
the plant family Amaranthaceae, typified by herbaceous, often weedy plants having alternate or opposite leaves and small, chaffy flowers without petals in brightly colored dense clusters, including the cockscomb, pigweed, and amaranth.
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amaranth family

noun
cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs [syn: Amaranthaceae
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