Definition of goat's-rue in English:

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goat's-rue

noun

A herbaceous plant of the pea family, which was formerly used in medicine, especially as a vermifuge.
Example sentences
  • 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’.

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Syllabification: goat's-rue

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