meadow rue
noun Date: 1668 any of a genus (Thalictrum) of widely distributed perennial herbs of the buttercup family growing in typically damp areas

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  • Meadow rue — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meadow rue — n. any of a genus (Thalictrum) of perennial plants of the buttercup family, with leaves like those of rue …   English World dictionary

  • meadow rue — /ˈmɛdoʊ ru/ (say medoh rooh) noun any perennial herb of the genus Thalictrum, as T. flavum, the common meadow rue of Europe and temperate Asia …   Australian English dictionary

  • meadow-rue — vingiris statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių (Ranunculaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Thalictrum). atitikmenys: lot. Thalictrum angl. meadow rue; tufted columbine vok. Wiesenraute rus. василистник lenk. rutewka …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • meadow-rue — meadˈow rue noun A genus (Thalictrum) of the buttercup family with rue like leaves • • • Main Entry: ↑meadow …   Useful english dictionary

  • meadow rue — any of several plants belonging to the genus Thalictrum, of the buttercup family, having leaves resembling those of rue, esp. T. dioicum, of North America. [1660 70] * * * ▪ plant       any of approximately 330 species of perennial herbaceous… …   Universalium

  • meadow rue — mead′ow rue n. pln any of several plants belonging to the genus Thalictrum, of the buttercup family • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • meadow rue — noun a plant of the buttercup family with heads of small fluffy yellow flowers. [Thalictrum flavum and related species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • meadow rue — noun any of various herbs of the genus Thalictrum; sometimes rhizomatous or tuberous perennials found in damp shady places and meadows or stream banks; have lacy foliage and clouds of small purple or yellow flowers • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arctic meadow-rue — alpinis vingiris statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Thalictrum alpinum), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Thalictrum alpinum angl. alpine meadow rue; Arctic meadow rue;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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