Definition of goat's rue in English:
A herbaceous plant of the pea family, which was formerly used in medicine, especially as a vermifuge.
- Two species in the family Leguminosae: a bushy Eurasian plant which is cultivated as an ornamental (Galega officinalis), and a North American plant with pink and yellow flowers and which smells of goats (Tephrosia virginiana)
- The goat's rue is a common roadside wildflower found in June and July in our region.
- Tephrosia virginiana (goat's rue) should not be confused with Galega officinalis also referred to as ‘goatsrue’.
Definition of goat's rue in:
- US English dictionary
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