purple amaranth

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Synonyms for purple amaranth

tall showy tropical American annual having hairy stems and long spikes of usually red flowers above leaves deeply flushed with purple

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Contrast with this the bent hypothesis, 'All specimens of Biston bistularia (a British moth) are blite', where 'blite' applies to black denizens of industrially polluted regions or to light denizens of unpolluted regions.
And equally it is the element of blite construction and manipulation of their testimony that is most apparent.
For example, crops such as spinach, beets, chard, tetragonia, blite, quinoa and orache all belong to the goosefoot family, Chenopodiaceae.
Returning to the raven example, let [h.sub.2] be 'All ravens are blite', where something is blite if observed and black or unobserved and nonblack.
(23) For the presence of the legal blite on Dijon's city council in the sixteenth century, see Drouot, Mayenne et la Bourgogne, i, p.