The color amaranthine came from the Greek word ‘amarantos’ which meant unfading. The word Amaranth was used to name an imaginary, undying flower that was, presumably, a deep red-purple color and there you have the two uses of the word today. Lovely stuff.
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Walker's best-known work, which follows the horrific violence and oppression of several African-American women in the 1930s, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction as well as the National Book Award, and has been adapted into a film and Broadway show.
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