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AMARANTH

This is not a God but a very edible starchy plant used in Holy Scoff.

The seeds were mixed with human blood and shaped it into dough figures which were worshipped in the month of Panquetzaliztli, whenever that is.

These Aztec gingerbread people are still available in Mexico, but nowadays they make it with honey instead of blood.

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Article last updated on 31 July 2009
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.

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ABOUT AMARANTH : FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : AMARANTH
Location : Mexico
Gender : Sorry, we don't know
Type : Other
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 427

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