Definition of Rue family

1. Noun. A family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rue Family

rudimentarily
rudimentariness
rudimentary
rudiments
rudimentum
rudimentum hippocampi
rudish
rudist
rudistes
rudity
rudmasday
rudraksha
ruds
rue
rue anemone
rue family (current term)
rued
rueful
ruefully
ruefulness
ruefulnesses
rueing
rueings
ruelle
ruelles
ruellia
ruellias
ruer
ruers
rues

Literary usage of Rue family

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"rue family. Trees or shrubs, rarely herbs, with heavy-scented and glandular-punctate foliage, alternate or opposite mainly compound exstipulate leaves, ..."

2. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"THE rue family. AN order of exogenous shrubs, and one or two herbaceous plants, numbering 500 species, and belonging chiefly to warm countries of the ..."

3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... rue family. Known by the transparent clots or glands resembling punctures (wanting in No. 4) in the simple or compound leaves, containing a pungent or ..."

4. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... rue family. Known by the transparent dots or glands resembling punctures (wanting in No. 4) in the simple or compound leaves, containing a pungent or ..."

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