Otherworldly Words: Amaranthine

Finishing up February is amaranthine. This adjective lends a beautiful, ethereal feel to the concept of endless time. Amaranthine is derived from the myth of the amaranth, the legendary undying flower. Of course, amaranth is a real family of flowers, too, and a grain alternative.


All this month, I have introduced and discussed words dealing with the leap year, as a playful take on February’s benefiting from the every fourth year phenomenon.

Other words includes:



2 comments on “Otherworldly Words: Amaranthine

  1. Shannon Noel Brady
    March 30, 2016

    Such a beautiful word. I’d long known about the flower, but only recently learned about this particular definition. I love it!

  2. Adrian W. Lilly
    April 1, 2016

    Glad you enjoyed it. This is one of my favorite words. 🙂 Thanks for taking time from your day to comment!

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