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  1. rhubarb

    • IPA[ˈruːbɑːb]

    英式

    • n.
      the thick reddish or green leaf stalks of a cultivated plant of the dock family, which are eaten as a fruit after cooking;the large-leaved Eurasian plant which produces rhubarb.
    • noun: rhubarb, plural noun: rhubarbs

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    • 1. the thick reddish or green leaf stalks of a cultivated plant of the dock family, which are eaten as a fruit after cooking rhubarb pie
    • 2. the large-leaved Eurasian plant which produces rhubarb.
    • used in names of other plants of the same genus as rhubarb, several of which are used medicinally, e.g. Chinese rhubarb.
    • 3. British informal the noise made by a group of actors to give the impression of indistinct background conversation, especially by the random repetition of the word ‘rhubarb’.
    • nonsense it was all rhubarb, about me, about her daughter, about art
    • 4. North American informal a heated dispute rhubarbs often broke out among these less than professional players
    • n.
      a tall perennial plant with palmate leaves, whitish flowers, and winged fruits. The dried ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈro͞oˌbärb]

    美式

    • n.
      the thick leaf stalks of a cultivated plant of the dock family, which are reddish or green and ... rhubarb pie

    Oxford American Dictionary