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rhubarb

Pronunciation: /ˈruːbɑːrb; ˈruːbɑːb/

Translation of rhubarb in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u [Botany/Botánica] [Cookery/Cocina] ruibarbo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Don't, whatever you do, and I'm being one hundred per cent serious here, mix quadruple whiskies, cheeseburgers and re-heated rhubarb pie.
    • There would be rhubarb pie and buttermilk, flags flying and youngsters scampering, a parade, a pageant, and fireworks to light up the night sky.
    • Tom surveyed the table, eyes settling on rhubarb pie.
    Example sentences
    • Perennials, such as artichokes, asparagus and rhubarb are also sold in bare-root form.
    • As soon as the soil can be worked, plant bare-root asparagus, horseradish, Jerusalem artichokes, and rhubarb.
    • Unfolded flower buds of rhubarb are cooked in the same ways as elderberry flowers.
    Example sentences
    • Its common name is prickly rhubarb and it does indeed look like rhubarb gone ballistic.
    • Other common names include pestwurz, blatterdock, bog rhubarb, and butter-dock.
  • 2 2.1 countable/numerable (quarrel) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot], pelotera (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (simulating conversation) (British English/inglés británico) [humorous/humorístico] rhubarb, rhubarb (,rhubarb)! bla, bla, bla
    Example sentences
    • After all, Martin reasoned, such retaliation is a commonplace of baseball, with brushback rhubarbs happening almost weekly every season.
    • Still, it was just a run-of-the-mill rhubarb, barely worth comment, which is true of most such arguments between arbiters and managers or players.
    • An intense rhubarb developed which lasted 34 minutes.

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