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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rhu·barb /ˈruˌbɑrb/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 rhu·barb /ˈruˌbɑrb/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rhu·barb n.
 1. Bot. The name of several large perennial herbs of the genus Rheum and order Polygonaceae.
 2. The large and fleshy leafstalks of Rheum Rhaponticum and other species of the same genus. They are pleasantly acid, and are used in cookery. Called also pieplant.
 3. Med. The root of several species of Rheum, used much as a cathartic medicine.
 Monk's rhubarb. Bot. See under Monk.
 Turkey rhubarb Med., the roots of Rheum Emodi.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: long pinkish sour leafstalks usually eaten cooked and
           sweetened [syn: pieplant]
      2: plants having long green or reddish acidic leafstalks
         growing in basal clumps; stems (and only the stems) are
         edible when cooked; leaves are poisonous [syn: rhubarb