RHUBY is a heady blend of rhubarb, beets, carrots, and cardamom.
rhubarb Roulade This powdered sugar-dusted pink-and-white pinwheel is a classically beautiful Gourmet dessert.
Serve the Baked Alaska immediately with the rhubarb syrup and extra raspberries.
Fruit-trees will not thrive; but black and red currants and rhubarb are grown, the last-named doing excellently.
Well, her ladyship is bent on making some marmalade and rhubarb jam.
The soil for rhubarb should be deep, and there is little danger of having it too rich.
rhubarb down at the point at the Forbes Municipal Field, but that's about all.
If the other method is preferred, cook the rhubarb with the water until it is soft and then add the sugar.
It was only to be had from the druggists as you nowadays buy an ounce of rhubarb.
The only things the Doctor could get at were rhubarb pills and cod-liver oil, but these, with faith, go a long way.
late 14c., from Old French rubarbe, from Medieval Latin rheubarbarum, from Greek rha barbaron "foreign rhubarb," from rha "rhubarb," perhaps ultimately from a source akin to Persian rewend "rhubarb" (associated in Greek with Rha, ancient Scythian name of the River Volga) + barbaron, neuter of barbaros "foreign" (see barbarian). Grown in China and Tibet, it was imported into ancient Europe by way of Russia.
Spelling altered in Medieval Latin by association with rheum. European native species so called from 1640s. Baseball slang meaning "loud squabble on the field" is from 1938, of unknown origin, said to have been first used by broadcaster Garry Schumacher. Perhaps connected with use of rhubarb as a word repeated by stage actors to give the impression of hubbub or conversation (attested from 1934).
A loud quarrel or squabble; a controversy of riotous potential, esp among baseball players on the field: beanball throwing, rhubarbs, and umpire baiting
[1938+ Baseball; origin unknown and richly speculated on; said to have been first used in a broadcast by Garry Schumacher]
A low-level aerial strafing mission (WWII Air Forces)
: flying for rhubarbing
[an arbitrary code name]