rhubarb

Definitions of rhubarb
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n 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:
rhubarb plant
Types:
Himalayan rhubarb, Indian rhubarb, Rheum australe, Rheum emodi, red-veined pie plant
Asian herb (Himalayas)
Rheum cultorum, Rheum rhabarbarum, Rheum rhaponticum, garden rhubarb, pie plant
long cultivated hybrid of Rheum palmatum; stems often cooked in pies or as sauce or preserves
Chinese rhubarb, Rheum palmatum
long used for laxative properties
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

n long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and sweetened

Synonyms:
pieplant
Type of:
veg, vegetable, veggie
edible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant

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