Ruta graveolens
Rue Rue, n. [F. rue, L. ruta, akin to Gr. ?; cf. AS. r?de.] 1. (Bot.) A perennial suffrutescent plant ({Ruta graveolens}), having a strong, heavy odor and a bitter taste; herb of grace. It is used in medicine. [1913 Webster]

Then purged with euphrasy and rue The visual nerve, for he had much to see. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

They [the exorcists] are to try the devil by holy water, incense, sulphur, rue, which from thence, as we suppose, came to be called herb of grace. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: Bitterness; disappointment; grief; regret. [1913 Webster]

{Goat's rue}. See under {Goat}.

{Rue anemone}, a pretty springtime flower ({Thalictrum anemonides}) common in the United States.

{Wall rue}, a little fern ({Asplenium Ruta-muraria}) common on walls in Europe. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Ruta graveolens — ID 73644 Symbol Key RUGR3 Common Name common rue Family Rutaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CA, CT, DC, IL, MD, MO, NC, NJ, NY, PA, RI, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Ruta graveolens — noun European strong scented perennial herb with grey green bitter tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy • Syn: ↑rue, ↑herb of grace • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Ruta, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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