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amaranthaceous

[am-uh-ran-they-shuh s] /ˌæm ə rænˈθeɪ ʃəs/
adjective
1.
belonging to the plant family Amaranthaceae.
Compare amaranth family.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < Neo-Latin Amaranthace(ae) (Amaranth(us) amaranth + -aceae -aceae) + -ous
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amaranthaceous

/ˌæmərænˈθeɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Amaranthaceae (or Amarantaceae), a family of tropical and temperate herbaceous or shrubby flowering plants that includes the amaranths and cockscomb
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