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: