rubarbe

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman reubarbe, from Late Latin reubarbarum, probably from Koine Greek ῥῆον βάρβαρον (rhêon bárbaron).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /riu̯ˈbarb(ə)/, /riu̯ˈbard(ə)/

Noun[edit]

rubarbe

  1. A kind of plant belonging to the genus Rheum; rhubarb.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: rhubarb
  • Scots: rhubarub

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