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Noun: goat's rue
  1. Perennial subshrub of eastern North America having downy leaves yellowish and rose flowers and; source of rotenone
    - catgut, wild sweet pea, Tephrosia virginiana
  2. Tall bushy European perennial grown for its pinnate foliage and slender spikes of blue flowers; sometimes used medicinally
    - goat rue, Galega officinalis

Derived forms: goat's rues

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, hoary pea

Part of: Galega, genus Galega

Encyclopedia: Goat's rue