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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rueru(v.; n.)rued, ru•ing
(v.t.)to feel sorrow over; repent of; regret bitterly:
to rue the loss of opportunities.
to wish that (something) had never been done or taken place:
rued the day he was born.
(v.i.)to feel sorrow, repentance, or regret.
(n.)sorrow, repentance, or regret.
Origin of rue:
bef. 900; (v.) rewen, OE hrēowan; (n.) ME rewe, OE hrēow; cf. ruth
any strongly scented plant of the genus Ruta, esp. R. graveolens, having yellow flowers and leaves formerly used in medicine.
Ref: Compare rue family.
Origin of rue:
1350–1400; ME < MF < L rūta < Gk rhȳtḗ
rue, herb of grace, Ruta graveolens(noun)
European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy
sorrow, regret, rue, ruefulness(noun)
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"
(French) a street or road in France
repent, regret, rue(verb)
feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
Any of various perennial shrubs of the genus Ruta, especially the herb Ruta graveolens, formerly used in medicines.
a perennial suffrutescent plant (Ruta graveolens), having a strong, heavy odor and a bitter taste; herb of grace. It is used in medicine
fig.: Bitterness; disappointment; grief; regret
to lament; to regret extremely; to grieve for or over
to cause to grieve; to afflict
to repent of, and withdraw from, as a bargain; to get released from
to have compassion
to feel sorrow and regret; to repent
Ruta, is a genus of strongly scented evergreen subshrubs 20–60 cm tall, in the family Rutaceae, native to the Mediterranean region, Macaronesia and southwest Asia. There are perhaps 8 to 40 species in the genus. The most well-known species is Ruta graveolens,. The leaves are bipinnate or tripinnate, with a feathery appearance, and green to strongly glaucous blue-green in colour. The flowers are yellow, with 4–5 petals, about 1 cm diameter, and borne in cymes. The fruit is a 4–5 lobed capsule, containing numerous seeds.
Translations for RUE
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a road with houses, shops etc on one or both sides, in a town or village
the main shopping street; I met her in the street.
- ruaPortuguese (BR)
- die StraßeGerman
- सड़क जिसपर घर होंHindi
- gata, strætiIcelandic
- strada, viaItalian
- sokak, caddeTurkish
- 街(道)Chinese (Trad.)
- đường phốVietnamese
- 街（道）Chinese (Simp.)
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