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love-lies-bleeding

[luhv-lahyz-blee-ding] /ˈlʌvˌlaɪzˈbli dɪŋ/
noun
1.
an amaranth, especially Amaranthus caudatus, having spikes of crimson flowers.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10
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British Dictionary definitions for love-lies-bleeding

love-lies-bleeding

noun
1.
any of several amaranthaceous plants of the genus Amaranthus, esp A. caudatus, having drooping spikes of small red flowers
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