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Any of various plants of the genus Thalictrum of the buttercup family, having compound leaves and clusters of small white, yellowish, or purplish flowers with long stamens and no petals.
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(Plants) any ranunculaceous plant of the N temperate genus Thalictrum, esp T. flavum, having clusters of small yellowish-green, white, or purple flowers
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any of several plants belonging to the genus Thalictrum, of the buttercup family.
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|Noun||1.||meadow rue - 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|
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