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Overview of noun rue

The noun rue has 4 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rue, herb of grace, Ruta graveolens

(European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy)

2. rue

(leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy)

3. sorrow, regret, rue, ruefulness

(sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game")

4. rue

((French) a street or road in France)

Overview of verb rue

The verb rue has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. repent, regret, rue

(feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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