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1. rhubarb

noun. ['ˈruːˌbɑːrb'] long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened.

Synonyms

  • veg
  • veggie
  • vegetable

Etymology

  • rubarbe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Rhubarb

  • aldicarb
  • goldfarb
  • golfarb
  • himmelfarb
  • srinagarb
  • srinagarb

Example sentences of the word rhubarb


1. Noun, singular or mass
In addition, rhubarb and tomato plants are also poisonous to dogs.

Quotes containing the word rhubarb


1. Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.
- Groucho Marx

2. Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now, uh... now you tell me what you know.
- Groucho Marx

2. rhubarb

noun. ['ˈruːˌbɑːrb'] plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous.

Synonyms

  • Rheum palmatum
  • red-veined pie plant
  • Rheum australe
  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Rheum rhabarbarum
  • genus Rheum
  • pie plant
  • Rheum
  • Indian rhubarb
  • Himalayan rhubarb
  • garden rhubarb
  • Rheum rhaponticum
  • Chinese rhubarb
  • Rheum cultorum
  • Rheum emodi

Etymology

  • rubarbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
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