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Noun: rue  roo
  1. European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
    - herb of grace, Ruta graveolens
  2. Leaves sometimes used for flavouring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy
  3. (French) a street or road in France
  4. [archaic] Sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    "to his rue, the error cost him the game";
    - sorrow, regret, ruefulness
Verb: rue  roo
  1. Feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    - repent, regret

Sounds like: rouse, rowsux, r

Derived forms: ruing, rued, rues

Type of: experience, feel, herb, herbaceous plant, sadness, street, unhappiness

Part of: genus Ruta, Ruta

Encyclopedia: Rue, Switzerland