meadow rue


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meadow rue

n.
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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meadow rue

n
(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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mead′ow rue`


n.
any of several plants belonging to the genus Thalictrum, of the buttercup family.
[1660–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meadow rue - any of various herbs of the genus Thalictrummeadow 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
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Thalictrum, Thalictrum - widely distributed genus of perennial herbs: meadow rue
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