reubarbarum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From reu and barbarus

Noun[edit]

reubarbarum n (genitive reubarbari); second declension

  1. rhubarb
    • Reubarbarum sive reuponticum, illud quod trans Danubium in solo barbarico, istud quod circa Pontum colligitur, nominatum. Reu autem dictum quod sit radix, quasi radix barbara, quasi radix Pontica. Isidorus Sevillensis