|goat's-rue meadow rue Compare wall rue Archaic name: herb of grace any rutaceous plant of the genus Ruta, esp R. graveolens, an aromatic Eurasian shrub with small yellow flowers and evergreen leaves which yield an acrid volatile oil, formerly used medicinally as a narcotic and stimulant|
|[C14: from Old French, from Latin rūta, from Greek rhutē]|
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a garden herb (Ruta graveolens) which the Pharisees were careful to tithe (Luke 11:42), neglecting weightier matters. It is omitted in the parallel passage of Matt. 23:23. There are several species growing wild in Palestine. It is used for medicinal and culinary purposes. It has a powerful scent, and is a stimulant. (See MINT.)
warren de la rue
English pioneer in astronomical photography, the method by which nearly all modern astronomical observations are made.
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