Rue

Rue; Ruta graveolens

Ruta graveolens

Synonyms:
Herb of Grace, Ruta
Rue (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • rewe (obsolete)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹuː/
  • Rhymes: -uː
  • Homophones: roo, roux

Etymology 1

From Middle English rewe, reowe, from Old English hrēow (sorrow, regret, penitence, repentance, penance), from Proto-West Germanic *hreuwu (pain, sadness, regret, repentance), from Proto-Indo-European *krew-, *krow-, *krows- (

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