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Noun: meadow rue  me-dow roo
  1. 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

Derived forms: meadow rues

Type of: wild flower, wildflower

Part of: genus Thalictrum, Thalictrum

Encyclopedia: Meadow rue