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rue1 British & World English

Bitterly regret (something one has done or allowed to happen) and wish it undone

rue2 British & World English

A perennial evergreen shrub with bitter strong-scented lobed leaves which are used in herbal medicine

rue English Thesaurus

she might live to rue this impetuous decision

goat's rue British & World English

A herbaceous plant of the pea family, which was formerly used in medicine, especially as a vermifuge

wall rue British & World English

A small delicate spleenwort (fern) which resembles rue, growing on walls and rocks in both Europe and North America and sensitive to atmospheric pollution

meadow rue British & World English

A widely distributed plant of the buttercup family, with divided leaves and heads of small fluffy yellow flowers

wall rue in rue2 British & World English

Used in names of other plants that resemble rue, especially in leaf shape, e.g. goat’s rue, meadow rue, and wall rue

goat’s rue in rue2 British & World English

Used in names of other plants that resemble rue, especially in leaf shape, e.g. goat’s rue, meadow rue, and wall rue

meadow rue in rue2 British & World English

Used in names of other plants that resemble rue, especially in leaf shape, e.g. goat’s rue, meadow rue, and wall rue