meadow-rue

meadow rue

noun
any of several plants belonging to the genus Thalictrum, of the buttercup family, having leaves resembling those of rue, especially T. dioicum, of North America.

Origin:
1660–70

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meadow rue
 
n
any ranunculaceous plant of the N temperate genus Thalictrum, esp T. flavum, having clusters of small yellowish-green, white, or purple flowers

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