1. An imaginary flower reputed never to fade; a fadeless flower (as a poetic conception).
2. A genus of ornamental plants (Amarantus, family Amarantaceæ) with coloured foliage, of which the Prince's Feather and Love-lies-bleeding are species.
3. A purple colour, being that of the foliage of Amarantus.
4. A yellow amaranth: A composite plant (Helichrysum Stœchas).