cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot family
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\\ˌaməˌranˈthāsēˌē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Amaranthus, type genus + -aceae
: a cosmopolitan family of herbs and low shrubs (order Caryophyllales) having bracteate flowers in dense clusters for which many members are cultivated

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