What does amaranthine mean?

amaranthine meaning in General Dictionary

Of or regarding amaranth

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  • of or associated with the amaranth plant
  • of an imaginary rose that never ever fades
  • Of or pertaining to amaranth.
  • Unfading, as the poetic amaranth; undying.
  • Of a purplish color.

amaranthine meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1660s, "unfading, undying," poetic (apparently coined by Milton), also amarantine; see amaranth. Later utilized of a purple shade.


amaranthine meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Of or related to amaranth.

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  • (a.) Unfading, as poetic amaranth; undying.
  • (a.) Of a purplish shade.