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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, an acid (commonly called chrysophanic acid) found in rhubarb (Rheum).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or derived from rhubarb.


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  • Like rhubarb, of the plant genus Rheum, if you must know.

    October 1, 2011