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Related to Ruta: arnica, genus Ruta, Ruta graveolens
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Noun1.Ruta - type genus of the RutaceaeRuta - type genus of the Rutaceae; strong-scented Eurasian herbs
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rutaceae, rue family, Rutaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent
herb of grace, rue, Ruta graveolens - European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
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In the vegetable kingdom we have a case of analogous variation, in the enlarged stems, or roots as commonly called, of the Swedish turnip and Ruta baga, plants which several botanists rank as varieties produced by cultivation from a common parent: if this be not so, the case will then be one of analogous variation in two so-called distinct species; and to these a third may be added, namely, the common turnip.
Ruta said that the number of anomodont species increased during the Permian, sharply dropped during the end-Permian extinction event, and then rebounded in the Middle Triassic Period (about 240 million years ago) before the final extinction of the group at the end of the Triassic.
In the best of our knowledge there are no previous reports dealing with the variability on yield and composition and biological activities of Ruta montana in different area.
Jon Rudd, director of swimming at Plymouth College, said: "We strongly hope that Tom can go some way towards matching Ruta.
See pictures of Ruta Meilutyte's reaction to winning gold for the 100-meter women's breaststroke (http://www.
Ruta Meilutyte has become an Olympic champion at the age of only 15, after winning Lithuania's first Olympic swimming medal with victory in the 100 metres breaststroke.
Much of the British media was quick to point out that Meilutyte trains in Plymouth, in the south of England, with The Independent running the title, "Plymouth's Ruta Meilutyte wins shock gold (but it's not for Great Britain)", whilst the Mail Online opted for "Plymouth schoolgirl wins swimming gold .
Although he has won every industry accolade best new chef from Food & Wine, best Mid-Atlantic chef from the James Beard Foundation Ruta is the rare modern chef who seems to truly prefer being in the kitchen,.
The rebranding campaign had two integrated community outreach initiatives designed to support these beliefs in real terms: Ruta Pink, featuring a pink mobile mammogram clinic providing free breast exams to anyone who needed it, and Domingos d' Museo, opening the Puerto Rico Museum of Art Sundays in September.