Found 3 items, similar to Rue.
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n 1: European strong-scented perennial herb with gray-green
bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
[syn: herb of grace
, Ruta graveolens
2: leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but
should be used with great caution: can cause irritation
like poison ivy
3: sadness associated with some wrong done or some
disappointment; “he drank to drown his sorrows”
; “he wrote
a note expressing his regret”
; “to his rue, the error cost
him the game”
4: (French) a street or road in France
v : feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about [syn: repent
English → English
, n. [F. rue, L. ruta, akin to Gr. ?; cf. AS. r?de.]
1. (Bot.) A perennial suffrutescent plant (Ruta graveolens
), having a strong, heavy odor and a bitter
taste; herb of grace. It is used in medicine.
Then purged with euphrasy and rue
The visual nerve, for he had much to see. --Milton.
They [the exorcists] are to try the devil by holy
water, incense, sulphur, rue, which from thence, as
we suppose, came to be called herb of grace. --Jer.
2. Fig.: Bitterness; disappointment; grief; regret.
. See under Goat
, a pretty springtime flower (Thalictrum anemonides
) common in the United States.
, a little fern (Asplenium Ruta-muraria
on walls in Europe.
, n. [AS. hre['o]w. See Rue
, v. t.]
Sorrow; repetance. [Obs.] --Shak.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rued
; p. pr. & vb. n. Ruing
[OE. rewen, reouwen, to grive, make sorry, AS. hre['o]wan;
akin to OS. hrewan, D. rouwen, OHG. hriuwan, G. reun, Icel.
hruggr grieved, hrug[eth] sorrow. [root] 18. Cf. Ruth
1. To lament; to regret extremely; to grieve for or over.
I wept to see, and rued it from my heart. --Chapmen.
Chose freely what it now so justly rues. --Milton.
2. To cause to grieve; to afflict. [Obs.] “God wot, it rueth
3. To repent of, and withdraw from, as a bargain; to get
released from. [Prov. Eng.]
, v. i.
1. To have compassion. [Obs.]
God so wisly [i. e., truly] on my soul rue.
Which stirred men's hearts to rue upon them.
2. To feel sorrow and regret; to repent.
Work by counsel and thou shalt not rue. --Chaucer.
Old year, we'll dearly rue for you. --Tennyson.