amaranth

Part of speech: noun

A plant with flowers that do not fade when gathered; also, an imaginary never fading flower.

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Usage examples "amaranth":

  1. It is twined of amaranth, ever blossoming into new beauty and never fading. - "Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)", Alexander Maclaren.
  2. Down the green hill- side fro' the castle window Lady Jane spied Bill Amaranth a- workin'; Day by day watched him go about his ample Nursery garden. - "Green Bays. Verses and Parodies", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  3. Dread not this place as one to relics given, Though I have decked with amaranth my wall, The testimony of a later loss- His who long wandering in foreign lands, Then dying, crossed the sea to die with me. - "Poems", Elizabeth Stoddard.