Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Garden-rhubarb, Rheum Rhaponticum: so named from its use for pies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A plant (Rheum Rhaponticum) the leafstalks of which are acid, and are used in making pies; the garden rhubarb.

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  • noun A plant (Rheum rhaponticum) whose acid leafstalks are used in making pies; the garden rhubarb.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened
  • noun long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves

Etymologies

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pie +‎ plant

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